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A place for food in Regent Park

A place for food in Regent Park Reflections on the first year of the CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre Gardening is just like life. Sometimes a fruit is coming, and it’s nice. Sometimes when a tree is dying, not so nice. Gardening is really important. It’s an exercise for everything. Not just body exercise, […]

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October Fun Fest: A spooky time for all!

On Saturday October 31, over two hundred people gathered in the Big Park for October Fun Fest, an event hosted by the Friends of Regent Park and CRC. October Fun Fest, a celebration of Halloween and the autumn season included pumpkin carving, ghost stories, a zombie graveyard, delicious food, Halloween music, a photo booth called […]

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Cheering for CRC at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

On Sunday October 18, the annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) took place. Race participants had the opportunity to run or walk (a marathon, half-marathon, or 5 kilometer race) in honour of a loved one or to give back to their community by fundraising. This year race participants and sponsors raised just over $5,500 for […]

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A time of Celebration – Community Thanksgiving Dinner

On a chilly Thursday evening on October 8, the Rogers Family Room at CRC was bursting with people seated for a delectable meal. It was the annual CRC Thanksgiving Community Dinner. Community members happily enjoyed a delicious meal of creamy mashed potatoes, hearty vegetables, turkey with homemade stuffing, and apple pie. The atmosphere was festive […]

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Syrian Relief: Make a Difference

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Harvest Festival 2015 – Food, Fellowship, and Fun

Each year as the weather starts to cool, CRC celebrates the start of the fall season with a Harvest Festival. And this year there much to celebrate for all the people who participate in our our gardening programs. 76 families benefited from growing healthy food at three allotment gardens at 259 Sumach, 184 River, and 295 Gerrard. […]

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Good food as a catalyst for change in Regent Park

The seniors start to arrive at the CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre long before their workshop is to begin. Three times a week, community food skills coordinator Emily McKenzie hosts what’s called a Community Kitchen. These are free cooking and nutrition workshops organized around a theme, such as the LGBTQ youth kitchen for street […]

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Fusion Fun-Raises Again!

“Bring it!” That’s how Kevin Higgins, CEO of Fusion Learning Inc., replied when asked how he felt about being put in a dunk tank to raise donations for CRC. In July CRC reached out to Fusion Learning and requested support for their summer clothing donation drive. Shortly after, the team at Fusion created a dunk […]

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Sunday in the Park Festival 2015

Friends and Families Celebrating Together On Sunday August 9th, 2015, the Regent Park community gathered at the Big Park to enjoy a remarkable line-up of live musical entertainment, raffle draws, games and prizes, and local food vendors, including a large community barbecue. It was the 24th annual Sunday in the Park, hosted this year by […]

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