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Stella Curtis was among this crowd at the Corner of King Street and  James St. In Hamilton on VE Day, May 8, 1945. Photo courtesy of the Hamilton Public Library.
May 8, 2020
- Village Voice
As difficult as it might be when anxiety and worry are heightened every present moment, we must never lose sight of the lessons of history amid the turmoil facing our communities under the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, history should shine brightly we mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, otherwise... Read more
Never before have the challenges facing the eldercare sector been so great, and the spotlight upon the workers within it so strong and forceful.
May 3, 2020
- Village Voice
Never before have the challenges facing the eldercare sector been so great, and the spotlight upon the workers within it so strong and forceful. Pandemic at the scale we are currently living and yes, dying through, knows no precedent and the bulk of the burden of grief and sorrow is felt most... Read more
Residents and team members from Humber Heights prepare  their beautiful gifts for their neighbours. 
March 31, 2020
- Village Voice
The world is changing before our eyes. My world is certainly no exception and I’ve managed to find a few minutes now and again to reflect on the impact of the transition underway in our global community. Perhaps more importantly amid the turmoil, I’ve considered what has remained the same as we... Read more
Becki and Devon are just two of many team members going  above and beyond with residents like Donna at Riverside Glen to connect them with loved ones .
March 25, 2020
- Village Voice
As Ontario responded to news that the coronavirus emerging from the other side of the world was no longer a far away concern but a pandemic sweeping across the globe, Val Marie Coutts was more than 4,000 km away from her mother Donna, wanting nothing more than to be by her side. Becki and Devon are... Read more
Beyond basic, sensible approaches to infection control, our team members are going above and beyond to support residents in The Villages.
March 17, 2020
- Village Voice
The world is changing before our eyes as communities in every corner of the globe manage the COVID-19 crisis and work to protect those at the greatest of risk. This situation is unprecedented and in every Schlegel Village, teams are working tirelessly to support residents in every way they can. It... Read more
Village members attend the final Partners for Innovation meeting.
March 11, 2020
- Village Voice
Caring for and supporting an aging population with complex health needs will require dynamic and adaptable community efforts, and there is no shortage of challenges when seeking the best new ideas. A wide variety of Villagers are part of the Partners for Innovation advisory board. Schlegel Villages... Read more
Mr. Mansaram stands beside one of his many great pieces of art.
March 5, 2020
- Village Voice
One of the greatest aspects of life within a Schlegel Village is the diversity of each community; the sheer number of people who come from countless backgrounds collectively offer hundreds of years of vastly different experiences to their Village, and it’s worthwhile to try and learn as much as... Read more
Ruth sits alongside the sweatshirt from Humber Heights school she gave her son more than 40 years ago.
March 3, 2020
- Village Voice
Darren Crisp grew up off Scarlett Road in Etobicoke not far from the Humber Heights School where all the kids in the neighbourhood converged, Darren and his brother and sister included. The school was a community focal point, and Darren was proud when his mother gave him a sweatshirt adorned with... Read more
Marcel and Hannah are ready for the tip-off at the game.
February 28, 2020
- Village Voice
Among many different roles Charlotte Bautista took on throughout her career educating teenagers, she coached basketball. She’s nearly 90 now and those days are well in the past, but her love of the game still shone clearly when she joined fellow residents from her home in the Village at St. Clair... Read more
Team Members and residents at Winston Park enjoy a fund-raising, Australian-themed Barbecue. 
February 27, 2020
- Village Voice
As images of fiery inferno spread from Australia to every corner of the planet in late 2019 into early 2020, Linda Wilson was among many in The Village of Winston Park whose heart wept at the sight of weary firefighters, fearful families and hundreds of thousands of animals fighting to survive the... Read more

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