NEWS + EVENTS
News + Events

CRC’s Community Open House

CRC’s hosted a Community Open House for the Regent Park Neighbourhood on Thursday, April 10 from 3 to 6 p.m. It was an opportunity for neighbours to visit, enjoy some delicious snacks, meet each other, and find out what’s new at CRC. CRC’s many programs and activities were on full display at tables spread out […]

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Companion of CRC – Call for Nominations

Do you know someone who over the years has made a significant contribution to CRC? The Companion of CRC was established in 2014 and acknowledges those people whose extraordinary gifts of time, money, or expertise have made a significant difference to the work of CRC at 40 Oaks. A Companion of CRC could be: • […]

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CRC Housing featured in the United Church of Canada’s Minutes for Mission 2014

CRC and its project 40 Oaks is featured in a lovely video entitled “Building a New Community”. This is a wonderful introduction to the work we do around housing and a great way to introduce people to what we are about! Watch the video above, or click here.   Please also check us out at:

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Celebrating the Holidays at CRC

On December 12th, CRC invited our tenants and volunteers to celebrate the holidays together at our Annual Christmas Dinner. Rosedale United Church and the Olive Branch Community Church of Markham were our main sponsors for the meal. Jennifer Wootton Regan did an outstanding job of coordinating the preparation and serving of the meal with a […]

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CRC Community Enterprises Program Launched

On a Wednesday afternoon on November 20, 2013, CRC’s newest initiative the CRC Community Enterprises Program was officially launched. Greig Clark, former CRC Board Chair, and now the lead volunteer heading up the program welcomed the large group that showed up. He explained that, “The Community Enterprises Program (CEP) is a program of the CRC […]

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Inspired Souls Hit the Big Screen and Win Award!

CRC’s house band, Inspired Souls, is the subject of a short documentary, directed by Richard Fung, entitled “The Inspired Souls”. At the 2013 Regent Park Film Festival, this film was the winner of the People’s Choice Award. Click here to view the documentary. Click here to read a previous article on Inspired Souls. You can […]

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CRC Clothing Program Celebrates One Year Anniversary!

CRC’s Clothing Program re-opened its doors on October 30, 2012. In just one year it has had a significant impact! There has been 1427 appointments and the program has given away: 455 coats, jackets and vests, 292 pairs of shoes, 794 pairs of pants, 404 pairs of underwear, 325 pairs of socks, 139 sets of […]

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CRC in the UCC News

CRC has been in the news recently in two United Church of Canada publications. CRC’s New Director & Future Plans Executive Director Louise Moody was featured in Insight Magazine (September/October 2013), where she shared about herself and CRC’s upcoming plans and intitiatives. To read the article, click here.   Hungry for Change CRC was highlighted […]

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A Halloween Treat at CRC

CRC invited the community for an afternoon of Halloween fun and games on October 30th. In preparation for the afternoon’s festivities our Drop-In Art Program had been busy in the weeks before, creating costumes, masks, and other designs which they used to decorate our programming space. Several participants, volunteers, and members of staff dressed up […]

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Turkey, Taters, and Togetherness: Thanksgiving Dinner 2013

On October 10, CRC celebrated community with its annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner, generously sponsored by Rosedale United Church. The ambience was warm and welcoming, with the space decorated in a thanksgiving theme with art work created by participants in CRC’s Art Drop-In. The evening opened with words of welcome from CRC and grace by Rev. […]

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