Category Archives: Woolner

Tenant organizing in the borough of York from 1977 to 1980; wonderful annual community conferences; great day camp with local United Church.

Beach Hall Co-op celebrates 30 years

MOYA DILLON May 20, 2009 – 12:50 PM – Inside Toronto article After successfully fighting off a city bid to turn their beloved seniors’ residence into a highrise 30 years ago, the residents of the Beech Hall Housing Co-op are … Continue reading

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Another view of the hood

Occasionally I teach at Ryerson. In one of the courses, Information Architecture, we discuss language and audience within information spaces. I use the online Rap Dictionary, a wiki based compendium of hip-hop slang as a discussion reference. It is an … Continue reading

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Personal reflections on areas of interest

What are your 4 principal areas of interest? 1 – community development 2 – social advocacy 3 – supportive information systems 4 – organizational and team development 5 – critical analysis I get satisfaction when something is ‘built’. Community conferences, … Continue reading

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Beech Hall Flyer

Long standing municipal housing project for seniors gets editorial support. The community is close to Woolner. Neighbourhood Legal Services provides assistance to Beech Hall and to our efforts. Alan Tonks, the York municipal politician leads the effort to sell Beech … Continue reading

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