THE CYC IS UNDER GOING A REBIRTH IN CABBAGETOWN

The Cabbagetown Youth Centre (“CYC”) has undergone a rebirth with the assistance of the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, a new senior management team interested in promoting new opportunities for children and youth in the Cabbagetown, St James Town and Regent Park . With new HVAC systems, gym lighting and improved handicapped accessibility […]

Laurie Ward wintertime Shiatsu

Like many I know, I spend the better part of the winter under the weather, sometimes for consecutive weeks at a time.  Determined to boost my overall health throughout the upcoming coldest months of the year, I asked Laurie for her insights on winter wellness.   First off, what effect do the dropping temperatures have […]

Gaining Momentum: The Smart Start to Success

If you’re a parent, you’ve witnessed it: The wonderment of a child engaged in their environment.   Splashing in puddles brings absolute joy. Watching a spider spin a web elicits total centration. Discovering the sounds of musical instruments evokes creation. A child who is captivated by their world has questions and ideas and inspiration.   […]

Canada 150 by Duncan Fremlin

This year, being Canada’s 150th Anniversary as a country, will trigger many comparisons with the last national party we enjoyed in 1967.  In some respects, Canada is profoundly different today.  For many, the Charter of Rights & Freedoms was the beginning of Canada as a nation.   Perhaps that should be the date we honour.  In […]

GAIN MULTICULTURAL MOMENTUM WITH MONTESSORI

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Contributed by Stacey Boorman, Freelance writer and mum One thing I’ve learned is that my kid learns more from experience than me telling her what or how to do something. Do you think I taught her the word “like” (as in “mummy, like, I’m just not tired”)? No! But it’s coming out of her mouth, […]

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Sarah Ennor

Contributed by Sarah Ennor   While I was a little bit early for the official Canada 150 celebrations, I decided last October to take a month to cross Canada by car. I’d never done it, had some spare time on my hands, and thought a fall-time jaunt would do my spirit some good. It turned […]

triOS Supports Growth of Tiny Titans by Supplying Interns and Grads

Tiny Titans, a London-based gaming studio owned and operated by game developer Jeff Evans, has seen significant amount of success lately, landing a spot on Apple’s best new games list with their two newest releases Dash Quest and Tap Smiths.   triOS College Business Technology Healthcare feels a close connection with the studio, as they […]

HIRE-A-THON Returns

Contributed by Lisa Trudel, Career Specialist, The Centre for Education & Training   Are you a job seeker looking for support  for your job search?  Or are you an employer with immediate vacancies to fill with pre-screened applicants?   If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you might want to consider taking part […]

Dog training: How do I know who’s right?

Contributed by Dan Josselyn   Have you ever been told to make sure your dog never walks in front of you, or to reward fear?  Ever been told you need to teach your dog you’re the “alpha?”  If you watch dog training on TV, you’ve probably heard the terms packleader, dominance, and submission.  You may […]