From "The Corner"
March 2021
Choose to Challenge - IWD 2021
An introduction to Women's Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) has existed since the early 1900s. In 1908, 15,000 women took to the streets of New York to demand better pay, equal rights and shorter working hours. Read More...
Women’s Health in Women’s Hands - a conversation with Marie Claud Felicien.
My name is Marie Claud Felicien and I’m a Registered Practical Nurse. If I’m being completely honest, I can’t say it was a lifelong dream to become a nurse, however, once I got into the field, I knew that’s where I needed to be. Read More...
Canada's Hero Award Winner: Yanique Bradford

The Corner had the privilege of meeting with Yanique Brantford, the first recipient of Global Citizen's Canada's Hero Award and founder of Help a Girl Out, a Canadian based not-for-profit organization that aims to end period poverty, eliminate menstruation shame, build self-esteem and reinforce gender equality.
Escaping an abusive marriage - In conversation with Samra Zafar

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to plague almost every single country in the world, the issue of domestic violence is becoming a cause for concern among global leaders including in Canada. Read more...
Art by Munira Yusuf
In Conversation with Rowena Pinto, Chief Program Officer, UNICEF Canada

The Corner and Regent Park Focus Media spoke with inspirational woman leader, Rowena Pinto, Chief Program Officer of UNICEF Canada.

Growing up in Quebec at the time of both separation referendums, Rowena has always been passionate about policy and advocacy.
Digital media Workshop for Youth

St. James Town Community Corner and The New Common would like to explore ways to facilitate Digital Media workshops for youth.

If you are someone in the age group of 15-34 please take 2 minutes of your time to take this survey. It will help us better plan and design the program. Thank you!
International Women's Day
On March 8th, an event was held to commemorate international women's day, showcasing some of the talented women in our community. The event included women who work behind the scenes to help provide for St. James Town. 
In The News
Josephine Grey, co-founder, St. James Town Community Co-op, talks about the neighbourhood’s struggle with food insecurity and the need for sustainable food programs. Read more...
Man seriously injured after being stabbed in the city's St. James Town neighbourhood on night of Friday, March 5th.