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A Shoutout for #EachforEqual on International Women’s Day
On March 9th, 2020, The Corner, residents of St. James Town and community partners proudly celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD). For over a century now, many countries around the world have been celebrating IWD every year on March 8th to celebrate achievements in the women’s rights movement. Read more...
A Reflection on Toronto- Georgie Alford
Georgie Alford, an international student from England, reflects on her experience living in Toronto and her time at The Corner. Read more...
Get Growing
When we talk about the concepts of Reduce, Reuse, and Repair, it is of utmost importance that we include and address food consumption and wastage. On March 6th and 7th, the 240 Share & Reuse Space in partnership with the City of Toronto’s Tower Renewal Program organised a workshop “Get Growing” on balcony food gardening. Read more...
In Conversation with Mehdia
Mehdia Hassan co-established a visual arts program for youth living in St. James Town. Hassan used the an innovative method to collaboratively explore how arts-integrated inquiry can foster mental wellbeing in five racialized St. James Town youth who experienced forms of marginalization. We spoke to Mehdia about her project and her work in St. James Town. Read more...
Tax returns are pending but do not worry, the due date has been extended
It is tax season and also an important opportunity for families and individuals living on low incomes to access benefits available through provincial, territorial and federal governments and acquire credits. Since 2014, Health Access St. James Town has organised tax clinics at The Corner. Know more..
Covid-19 Resources
The Corner and several agencies across GTA have tweeked their services on account of he Covid-19 situatio. Please click here to get latest updates and to important resources including application for EI, CERB, food banks, Covid-19 materials.
In The News
what its trying launch new restaurant toronto during pandemic
The opening of a new restaurant is usually an exciting experience for business owners. In the case of Tala, a new Filipino restaurant that opened Friday, launching a new project during a global pandemic has been a messy process, to say the least. Read more...
Tridel's Via Bloor Taking Shape Above Bloor and Parliament
Work continues at the site of Tridel's Via Bloor, being built as part of the ongoing revitalization of Toronto's North St James Town neighbourhood. The two-tower condo development coming to Bloor and Parliament is now well under construction. Read More...
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