Career Skills Incubator - Mentoring the un(der)employed increases productivity and well-being
Career Skills Incubator is a non-profit that empowers the un(der)employed to develop skills for their dream careers. We do this with workshops, meetups, volunteer positions tailored to peoples' resumes, and a mentorship program. The mentorship program is unique, people are matched up by skills moreso than industry. Mentors help mentees set goals, and cheer them along to provide direction and motivation which is often lacking when un(der)employed. Learn more on our website! www.car... [Read More]
 
The New Model Circus Army
Community of circus lovers. They hold jams every other week which offer a chance for people to get together to learn and practice poi, staff, hooping. juggling and more. At present they rotate between meeting at UofT in the colder months and Kensington Market in the summer. There official page is http://newmodelcircusarmy.org/ but hasn't been updated in years. Get on their facebook or google group to stay current. You may also see them performing at various community event... [Read More]
 
Furniture Bank Furnishing Beginnings, Spreading Hope
They take used furniture donations and give it to those in need. Rather than leaving items on the side of the street, send it to the furniture bank and ensure it gets to those truly in need. [Read More]
 
The Homegrown National Park Project
A project from that David Suzuki foundation that is attempting to make a national park in downtown Toronto. The idea is to bring landowners, community groups, businesses and residents together in the area along the former route of the garrison creek to create a green corridor. They have dozens of volunteer park rangers that have started hosting events and facilating workshops to share ideas and help people establish more gardens, trees, and green rooftops and patios in the area.... [Read More]
 
A Higher Plane
The Higher Plane takes old materials and uses them to make something new. They have a line of zero waste furniture. They also specialize in custom home renovations, fine carpentry and millwork as well as alternative construction.... [Read More]
 
Pumpkin Parade « Sorauren Park
Sorauren Park hosts the pumpkin parade every November 1st. Neighbourhood jack-o-lanterns extend the halloween celebrations by coming together to put on a group light show. [Read More]
 
Mycological Society of Toronto
This is the group to join for those in Toronto with a interest in mushrooms. They run monthly informative lectures in the off season at the Toronto Botanical Gardens and schedule group forays (mushroom picks) outside of the city when the mushrooms are growing. With many enthusiastic members happy to share their knowledge, joining their club is an excellent way to learn to identify mushrooms. [Read More]
 
Lake Ontario Waterkeeper
Lake Ontario Waterkeeper is founded on the belief that it is possible to achieve a swimmable, drinkable, fishable world – all we need is commitment to clean water and the right mix of sound environmental policy, transparent and informed decision-making, public education, and community-building programs. Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, a registered Canadian charity, helps to create a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future by connecting and empowering people in order to stop pollution, p... [Read More]
 
Japanese Supermarkets In Toronto | Tadaimatte
A comprehensive list of where to find Japanese groceries and supermarkets in Toronto, Canada. [Read More]
 
Kodak Lectures | presented by the School of Image Arts and the Ryerson Image Centre
Photographers, film makers and new media artists discuss their work. They've been doing it since the mid 70's. If you can't catch the live events, they post videos online. [Read More]