Hello Neighbours, If it seems like we are helping keep each other’s spirits up, we are. CBC radio one’s happiness columnist reported on social contagion research, which shows that both worry and a positive outlook can be as contagious as the current virus. Further, statistics support that happier people tend to have higher numbers of … More Your positive words really do help neighbours
Climate change has people thinking deeply about the impacts of a changing environment and what it will mean on a small and large scale in the near and not-to-distant future. More and more, neighbours, neighbourhoods, communities and cities are making changes to limit and reduce the effects of climate change. You might even have your … More What’s your climate action for 2020?
It’s the third weekend in October, which means it’s time for the annual Central Art Walk in our midtown neighbourhood! Saturday October 20 10am – 5pm Sunday October 21 12 noon – 5pm 12 locations – just look for the lawn sign 33 local artists, most of whom are our neighbours Click on the map … More Central Art Walk in the neighbourhood this weekend
Thanks to Greg Wilson for opening his front door, bringing in a few musicians and artists to animate Dekay Street! Hopefully there’s another version of Artstrings next year!
Our neighbour Michelle Buckner, known by many of us as a force for positive social change in our neighbourhood and city, has been recognized by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario with an award for social activism for her work to support breastfeeding mothers. The “Breastfeeding Buddies” programme that she founded provides a support network … More Congratulations to our social activist neighbour, Michelle Buckner