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Newcomer Youth Program is seeking a volunteer (18 years old and older) to assist in a weekly Homework Help program. Homework Help aims to provide youth with one-to-one support for assignments and tutoring. The program promotes engagement among newcomer youth and volunteers, and aims to be a supportive, encouraging learning environment for newcomer youth between …

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Newcomer Youth Program – Family Reunification Program is seeking a volunteer (18 years old and older) to assist in weekly content creation and program support. FRP aims to provide youth with information about mental health and other reunification issues faced by newcomers. The program promotes information sharing and support for newcomer youth who may have …

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On April 10th, the Ontario provincial legislature passed Bill 173, declaring intimate partner violence an epidemic in Ontario.

West Neighbourhood House joins the call for governments at all levels to expedite actions and investments to address intimate partner violence. This includes investing immediately in more units of affordable housing for survivors of intimate partner violence to …

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Hello Garden Aficionados, Schemers and Plotters,

It’s already here in Parkdale!!! Yes, it is! Our Seedy Saturday is THIS Saturday, and it will come with the pleasing excitement of the Spring…bringing together all those eager folks who call themselves Seed Savers & Savors, Plant Lovers & Food Growers, Pollinator Gardeners & Seed Lovers… Yes, Seeds, Seeds! …

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About the Milky Way Garden
Mission Statement

To increase the quality of life of marginalized people in Parkdale by establishing a Shared Urban Agriculture Space for Parkdale: a site of urban agriculture and environmental projects that increase access to healthy fresh food, while creating opportunities for learning, training, employment and community connections.


The Milky Way Garden is a …

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H.O.P.E. stands for Healthy, Organic Parkdale Edibles.

The H.O.P.E. Community Garden was dug in 2006 next to the Masaryk-Cowan Community Centre. The garden’s main emphasis is on growing food, but flowers also beautify the garden and attract pollinators. The 4,000-square-foot space has almost 100 gardeners in 50 plots, including communal spaces and plots for individuals, families and …

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