NewsLetter-January-14-20202021-03-18T16:25:39+00:00
St. James Town Holiday Party
On The 16th of December, St. James Town Residents came together to celebrate the holidays. Click here to know more and see the party pics.
St. James Town Seniors Consortium
Over the past two years, the Seniors Sub-Committee of the Service Providers’ Network (SPN) scaled up to form the Older Adult Consortium of St. James Town. The Consortium comprises representatives from service providers, local senior group leaders, and residents that work together. Read more...
National Day of Remembrance and Action to Stop Violence against Women
In support of the National Day of Remembrance and Action to Stop Violence against Women, The Corner took part in Central Neighbourhood House’s annual event to honor the women and children that have been affected by violence. Read more...
Fun Way to Learn Photography
Introduction to Photography is a course that is offered to the community of St. James Town, through The Corner. It allows children to grasp the basic concepts of taking a picture and understand photography as an art form. Read more..
City Announces Rent Reduction
Last month, tenants at 280 Wellesley received a letter from the City of Toronto saying that their rent is being reduced by 1.63% as of December 31, 2019. Rent is going down because property taxes for the building have decreased. Read more...
240 Share and Reuse Space
During the months of October and November, the 240 Space team put in a tremendous amount of effort to organize and animate the space. This was done with the help of several resident volunteers, especially youth. Read more...
280 Wellesley St. Residents' Association wins award at the Institute for Change Leaders
The 280 Wellesley St. Residents' Association was the winner of the ICL Alumni Association Storytelling for Change Award for the most effective and powerful public narrative and communications work. Click here to know more and watch the video.
Highlights of the Month
Here are the the highlights of all that happened at The Corner during the month of December. Click here to read the highlights.
Updates and Announcements
Programs
Abstract Art Classes
: Saturdays 11AM - 1PM. Know more...
Bike Clinic: Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:30 PM. Know more...
Computer Class for Beginners: Fridays 1 - 3 PM. Know more...
English Class for Beginners: Saturdays 10:30 - 12:30 PM. Know more...
French Class for Beginners: Fridays 1 - 3 PM. Know more...
240 Share & Reuse Library: Monday - Friday 5 - 7 PM. Know more...
Learn to be a Fixer: Wednesday 4:30 - 7:30 PM (Starting Jan 30). Know more...
Reaching out Through Music is accepting new applications: Know more...
In The News
Toronto city council approves 'comprehensive' plan on housing
Toronto city council has approved a housing plan that commits the city over 10 years to building affordable rental homes, preventing evictions, helping seniors remain in their homes and that acknowledges that housing is a right. Read more...
Ontario pushes to attract young people to trades as thousands of jobs unfilled
It’s an all too familiar story on Toronto’s streets, where at least 24 pedestrians over the age of 60 have been killed so far this year, 37 total. Read More...
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