When the pandemic struck CREW had been working with residents in Toronto’s St. James Town for more than four years.
Covid-19 has helped Canadians understand that the unequal distribution of green space, especially for those in high-rise neighbourhoods, is an equity issue.
Emergency preparedness and flooding in West Bend.
Resiliency is the ability of a community to cope with extreme stressors, make the very best of them, and bounce back afterwards. It sounds straightforward but measuring it is not so simple.
Helping those in need is in the DNA of faith communities. Now, faith groups across the GTA and beyond are working with a broad range of community partners to prepare their places of worship in becoming extreme weather hubs.
At the height of the December 2013 ice storm Lisa Levin was in charge of the north Toronto Circle of Care office, covering for staff who were on Christmas holidays. Lisa needed three things—fast: water, food and people.