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Summer Garden Celebration a great success!

The event brought together people from the preschool, out of school care and youth programs at HCC as well as families at Lord elementary. People who might not have met before were able to make new connections.  The event was attended by over 300 people. The children loved growing potatoes in the school garden, harvesting […]

Container Conversations are coming to our neighbourhood!

Last year we organized a series of radio interviews with over 100 people from our neighbourhood, on a wide range on topics: housing, childcare, safety, jobs, and many others. This year we wanted to build on what we had learned, but also to bring these conversations into the community – and the idea of Container […]

Don’t miss the Summer Social on Franklin street!

The next event funded by our Community Small Grants is the Summer Social with the Franklin Street Community Garden volunteers. Don’t miss this fun event: great music, food, games for children! Meet new friends, reconnect with your neighbours, and learn how you too can make your community better. If you have an idea for a […]