St. James Town had its annual festival on the 7th of September to celebrate and promote diversity in SJT. This year the festival was celebrated on the 7th of September. Click here to view photos and know more.
Cabbagetown and St. James Town Partnership
Cabbagetown and St. James Town partnered together for joint community festivals on Saturday September 7th. While the St. James Town’s festival was from 1-6 pm, while Cabbagetown continued its tradition of having the festival over both Saturday and Sunday. Read more...
1 Year of 650 Parliament Fire
21st August, 2019 marked the one-year anniversary of the 650 Parliament fire. Some of the tenants of 650 organized a vigil yesterday, with Corner staff and community members in attendance. Read more..
Repair Cafe and What’s new at 240 HUB
A Repair Café was held on the 14th of August by 240 HUB in partnership with Repair Café and Toronto Tool Library. The event saw several resident volunteers coming ahead to help fellow residents fix broken items. Events like this would be now be a regular feature at the hub with Fix-it Days being planned every 2 weeks. Read more..
Open Streets TO – August
On Aug 18, 2019, the first Open Streets Event for the year took place at Yonge and Wellesley. St. James Town residents along with The Corner staff and several volunteers represented the neighbourhood at the event. Read More...
Reaching Out Through Music
Reaching Out Through Music is SJT's own children's choir that provides free couching in music and choir for kids of the neighbourhood. They are now accepting new applications. Please click here to apply for the program. Application forms are available in multiple languages.
Highlights of the Month
Here are the the highlights of all activities and initiatives The Corner was engaged in during the month of August. Click here to read the highlights.
In The News
650 Parliament Fire caused by massive electrical failure
A report by a provincial investigator has determined that a fire at a St. James Town highrise that forced hundreds of people from their homes last year was caused by an electrical failure that led to an explosion. Know More...
Neighbourhoods where home prices doubled in past 5 years
It’s not a secret that home prices in Toronto have continued to increase on a year-over-year basis. According to real estate site Zoocasa, the Toronto housing market has seen “a world of change in recent years.” Read More...