Cityline built a new lounge space and homework area at Frontlines—and as you’d expect, they look really great.
Martelli foods also donate a truckful of food for the culinary program.
The final issue of the York–City Centre Neighbourhood Voice featured two local articles by Megan Delaire. The first is about Torontonians who are struggling to get by on disability benefits, and features the experiences of Michael Bogart and Bob Murphy.
The second is about the good people at Frontlines, and their struggle to serve community members through the COVID epidemic.
The Voice, formerly known as the York Guardian, cut staff and went online only this month.
The good people at Frontlines made it on TV last week for their cookbook, written by youth there. I can’t embed the video, but it’s worth a look.
York West executive director Suzanne Texiera brought the program together to bridge the cultural and generational gap that kept Frontlines and York West worlds apart, even though they were neighbours.
“It was important to have these two populations meet and dance to break down any stereotypes that they may have of each other and to build a friendship that extends beyond the dance floor,” she says.
Weston’s Santa Claus Parade will be Sunday, November 25 at 2 p.m.–and it’s sure to be great. This is the 40th anniversary of the best little Santa Claus parade in Toronto.
The BIA hopes you will volunteer or participate.
Frontlines will also be hosting their second annual holiday brunch. Tickets are between $10 and $25.
If, like me, you forgot that your kids have the summer off, it’s not too late to keep them busy with something other than nightcrawler harvesting and Amazon warehousing.
The city has a few spots available in CR Marchant’s day camps. Grab them while you can!
UrbanArts also has limited spots in their summer arts camp.
If, on the other hand, your kids are more into STEM, Frontlines has that, and several other other camps, available this summer.