Increasing Resilience through food

Increasing Resilience through food

A group of moms has been attending our community kitchens, honing their cooking skills, sharing recipes and expertise, increasing their confidence and their English language competence. A number of them now have very strong food skills. Many expressed an interest in learning how to teach cooking – to better themselves, to boost their communication skills […]

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6 CRC Volunteers honoured at the Ontario Volunteer Service Awards

On May 9, six CRC volunteers were honoured for their outstanding service at the Ontario Volunteer Service Awards. This award recognizes individuals for their longstanding commitment and service of at least five continuous years to an individual organization. Rick Nelson (5+ years), Doug Rice (20+ years), and Paul Vandenburg (5+ years) were able to attend […]

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Strategic Planning at the CRC: Being adaptive and resilient

What do you love about the CRC? What do we do really well? What could we do more effectively? What could we do together that would make significant positive change in Regent Park, a community with the highest child poverty rate in Canada? Spring is a time of hope, renewal, new life and new ways […]

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Dine and Discover for Faith Communities

You are invited to our… Dine and Discover for Faith Communities April 28 at CRC at 40 Oaks Please join us for an evening of good food and good conversation at CRC on Thursday, April 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. We’re gathering individuals from many faith communities to share a delicious meal and let […]

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CRC Visits Bronte Creek

Did you know that March is Maple Month? To honour everything maple, 45 participants and 5 staff boarded a yellow school bus for a one-hour drive to Oakville. Our destination: the Bronte Creek Provincial Park for the Annual Maple Syrup Festival. It was a cold day with snowy and rainy weather. Thankfully, there were a […]

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Sweet Solutions

Earlier in the year CRC was approached by Chloe, an enthusiastic high school student who was taking on the challenge of starting a Junior Achievement Company with her peers. Junior Achievement is a youth program that helps teach financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness skills, through the creation of small, short-term start-up businesses. These businesses […]

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Leading Community Action in Regent Park

The CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre’s Community Advocacy program just launched it’s second round of Community Action Trainings, a program which empowers community members and prepares them to be future Community Advocates in our Advocacy office. We interviewed three current Community Advocates – Greg, Sherry, and Nadira – who completed the Community Action Training […]

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Animating in the Big Park

Park Coordination CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre is pleased to host the Friends of Regent Park – a group of residents consisting of representatives from TCHC, Daniels Condos, local co-ops and neighbouring communities – to animate the “Big Park” and to bring together the original and new communities that now make up the new […]

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You’re invited to Reach for the Stars!

Annual Volunteer Recognition Event and Companion of CRC Investiture Thursday, April 14, 2016 6pm to 8pm in the Rogers Family Room at 40 Oak Street, Toronto We would be honoured to have you join us to celebrate the great work being done by our incredible volunteers at CRC!         The Companion of CRC – Honours those who […]

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Celebrating Black History

As part of our multicultural celebrations throughout the year, CRC and the Regent Park Community Food Centre’s Diversity Committee set out to celebrate Black History Month by turning Thursday lunches at our community meal program into a culinary exploration of black cultures. Since we wanted this celebration to be as diverse as the Regent Park […]

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