April Spring Session #2 – Helping Hands Program

Trisha from Helping Hands Program gave us a very informative talk about their programme. The Ontario Works employment programme, which has been in existence since 1977, enables seniors, and people with disabilities, to remain in their own home by receiving help with the manual tasks necessary in maintaining their home and in supporting their independence. … Read moreApril Spring Session #2 – Helping Hands Program

April Spring Session #1 – McQuesten Urban Farm

Though participants were few, Pat Reid gave an excellent insight into the McQuesten Urban Farm, its history, activities and its ongoing vision. It involves far┬ámore than it may appear to be, “just growing plants!” There is a whole system of activities in place, which include, opportunities for volunteers; school outings not only to participate in … Read moreApril Spring Session #1 – McQuesten Urban Farm