09 Aug 2018

150th anniversary of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC), the Royal Canadian Mint has released a remarkable limited-edition coin. The $20 Fine Silver Coin features a genuine meteorite fragment, as well as other artistic elements that...
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12 Jun 2018

Volunteer MBC Gala – Celebrating Community Service

Volunteer MBC held its third annual Oscar-style Gala at the Sagan Banquet Hall & Convention Centre in Mississauga on April 19, to celebrate its wonderful volunteers from the Caledon, Brampton and Mississauga region. Volunteer MBC Board President, Jake Dheer, emceed...
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06 Apr 2018

Two Causes, One Social Enterprise – Hawthorne Food & Drink

Hawthorne Food & Drink is giving the underprivileged an opportunity to find gainful employment and give back to the community. When SARS hit in 2003, it had a catastrophic effect on Toronto’s hospitality workforce. Thousands of people were laid off,...
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14 Feb 2018

Volunteer MBC celebrates Canada 150 by recognizing volunteers in the Peel region

Volunteer MBC is a well-known and highly regarded matchmaker of volunteers to not-for-profit organizations in the Peel region. This past December, it celebrated Peel Cares Canada 150, coinciding with International Volunteer Day, which is recognized worldwide. The celebration took place...
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14 Feb 2018

The Recipe for Change

The ninth annual Recipe for Change event by FoodShare is an all-you-can-eat bonanza that supports chefs around the GTA and provides valuable funds to promote food literacy. Picture yourself entering a warm building out of the cold February weather. You...
By Brandon Harripersaud
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24 Jan 2018

York Region Arts Council Awarded Prestigious Ontario Trillium Foundation Grow Grant

The York Region Arts Council (YRAC) has been awarded a $419,700 grant courtesy of the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) Grow grant program. The grant will support the Artrepreneur program, a business accelerator program for artists, arts administrators and creative entrepreneurs....
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06 Oct 2017

Vaughan Food Bank

Wednesday, August 9, 2017, marked the grand reopening of the Vaughan Food Bank, a new location for a bright future. The Vaughan Food Bank originally opened 1995 and since then has been a pillar of the community, doing their part...
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06 Oct 2017

Having the Heart for Canadian Art — Ian Dejardin

Scottish-born Ian Dejardin has spent the last 12 years as the director of Dulwich Picture Gallery in the U.K., arguably the best arts and museum job in Europe. So why would he leave such a coveted post to become the...
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