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January 5, 2015
- Village Voice
The hard work persists, led by neighbourhood teams on the ground By Kristian Partington At the dawn of 2015, there is much to look forward to within Schlegel Villages, and as president and CEO Jamie Schlegel looks ahead, the word momentum comes up more than once. It’s not just the type of progress... Read more
December 30, 2014
- Village Voice
A Gesture of family love from Glendale Crossing’s Brighton team By Kristian Partington For Matthew Crombeen, the neighbourhood coordinator for Brighton at the Village of Glendale Crossing, Christmas is about family and the traditions that are built together year after year. Yet for many people... Read more
December 23, 2014
- Village Voice
President and CEO Jamie Schlegel on the year behind us By Kristian Partington Time has a funny way of flying past us when we’re having fun, says Schlegel Villages president and CEO Jamie Schlegel, and 2014 has certainly been no exception. It’s two days before Christmas and with a few minutes of... Read more
December 16, 2014
- Village Voice
By Kristian Partington Back in October as the coloured leaves of autumn were preparing the way for the white flakes of winter, leadership teams from across all of our villages were joined by neighbourhood caregivers, family members and a few residents for the annual Schlegel Villages Operational... Read more
December 11, 2014
- Village Voice
A little extra care brings joy to residents and team members By Kristian Partington There is something magical about the feeling of comfort and joy that goes along with the twinkling lights that decorate the world around us as Christmas approaches. At the Village of Winston Park, for example, some... Read more
December 9, 2014
- Village Voice
Trip to Knights game brings team members and residents together By Kristian Partington Hockey has always been a central part of Ron Bourne’s life. Whether he was playing at elite levels as a younger man or still strapping on the blades once a week well into his 70s, a hockey arena always felt like... Read more
December 5, 2014
- Village Voice
As a couple, Mitzi and Marvin Bogacz are fixtures within the Village of Humber Heights. For the past eight years, like clockwork, the couple can be found along Main Street regularly throughout the week. Marvin and Mitzi Bogacz are regular volunteers at Humber Heights Marvin will usually be at the... Read more
December 4, 2014
- Village Voice
‘We work from the neighbour up,’ says Renee Ganley By Kristian Partington Renee Ganley waited nearly two years to move into the Village of Aspen Lake. She’d been living at a chronic care home, but knew without question that the Windsor village was where she wanted to be. She’s been there for two... Read more
December 2, 2014
- Village Voice
Two new team members on the cross-functional approach to orientation By Kristian Partington Driel Parker and Victoria Ashimolowo are in the community centre at the Village of Aspen Lake helping recreation team members prepare hundreds of village newsletters for distribution on a mid-November... Read more
November 27, 2014
- Village Voice
‘There is so much caring here,’ says neighbour Maryanne Jobin By Kristian Partington Maryanne Jobin’s lungs only function at 17 per cent of their capacity as she battles against emphysema for breath every day. A year ago, they were at 24 per cent, she says, reminding herself that each day is a gift... Read more

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