Entries by Yi Fan Yin-Cheng

Cooking Workshop Recap – July 25, 2019

We held a cooking workshop on July 25th, 2019 as part of our community thursdays this summer at The New Common. Those who attend made delicious soups and got to take some home for themselves to enjoy as well as recipes and knowledge of how to remake them at home. Our wonderful volunteer, Petra, facilitated […]

Community Celebration June 22, 2019

We had a community celebration on Saturday June 22, 2019 at the Wellesley Community Centre. We wanted to share the results of the feasibility study with the community and thank everyone who participated in the various consultation processes and events throughout the past year. We were happy to present our accomplishments to the community and […]

AGM May 18, 2019

The St James Town Community Co-operative held its Annual General Meeting on May 18, 2019. This AGM was called for a second time as we did not have enough members at our AGM in March for quorum and our constitution stipulates a second AGM. We took the time to go through what a co-op is, […]

OASIS Design Gathering #3

We held our third and final design gathering on Friday February 8th. Where previous design gatherings asked for input from residents and allied organizations, our third gathering invited stakeholders and community organizations to engage with us in conversation about potential channels of collaboration as well as give us feedback on our work thus far. Representatives […]

OASIS Design Gathering #2 – November 17, 2018

We had our second OASIS design gathering on Saturday, November 17th at the Cabbagetown Youth Centre. We started the day with lunch, and a fun ice-breaking word association activity to get our minds thinking about important issues and our bodies warmed up to work. We built on the discussions from the first design meeting by splitting […]

Ward 13 Candidates Forum Oct 17, 2018

St James Town Community Co-op and CREW hosted a candidates forum on Community Resilience and Emergency Planning for ward 13 city council candidates on Oct 17th, 2018 at the Church of St. Peter and St. Simon in St. James Town. We invited all the candidates who were running for councillor to the forum and we had […]

Design Gathering #1 – Oct 13

  We had our first OASIS design gathering last Saturday, Oct 13 at the Wellesley Community Centre! Over 30 residents and participants came out to share their ideas and vision what they want OASIS to look like in stage 1 and specifically how they envision a community kitchen and a food storage unit. We had great […]

Don Valley Walk August 4th 2018

On Saturday August 3rd the St. James Town Community Co-op led a plant identification walk through the lower Don Valley. We were fortunate to be joined by knowledgeable and enthusiastic community members who shared their own perspectives and expertise to our walk. Among the plants we identified were Jewelweed, which can be used to treat rashes […]