Latest Village Voice (The Village of Humber Heights)

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
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
Olive greets everyone in her home Village with a smile.
October 10, 2019
- Village Voice
Olive Flaherty’s eyes glisten with moisture at the mention of her husband, Albert. This year, 2019, would have marked their 75th wedding anniversary, but Albert passed away in February. They moved to The Village of Humber Heights in the early part of 2017 so Olive could care for him with a little... Read more
Humber Heights team members celebrated the wonderful cultures of the Village during the final “Diversity Lunch” of the summer.
August 29, 2019
- Village Voice
The path Douglas Dodds traversed through life to eventually land in Etobicoke took him from England to New Zealand and Australia and several points in between. His accent is a tricky one to distinguish for a good reason. It’s Wednesday around noon and Douglas is sitting in the café in The Village... Read more
Maria and Irene,Volunteers of the Humber Heights Knitting Club.
April 11, 2019
- Village Voice
On a Wednesday morning in early April, two volunteers join a few of the residents who form the Humber Heights knitting club around the table in the Community Centre. Irene Fair is one of them. She’s been away for a few weeks recovering from knee surgery, but this morning felt strong enough to join... Read more
Stephen greets new residents who will join the Village of Erin Meadows community in February
December 13, 2018
- Village Voice
Since the middle of November, Schlegel Villages has been warming up to the Christmas season with wildly successful bazaars along the Main Streets and poinsettia dinners and Christmas socials throughout the neighbourhoods. The LTC resident and family dinner was a great success at The Village of... Read more
Maggie says she's inspired by Graham's progress, while he suggests everybody is capable, with encouragement and support.
December 6, 2018
- Village Voice
In the final weeks of 2017, Graham Earle took advantage of the early winter snows upon downhill ski slopes not often graced by 86-year-old legs. A short time later, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, quickly losing mobility while doctors suggested he might have only months to live. He quickly... Read more
Some members of the Humber Heights knitting group  that work together to raise funds for people in need  during the Christmas season. 
November 15, 2018
- Village Voice
As long as Maria Sobol has lived at The Village of Humber Heights in Etobicoke, she’s been at the helm of a core group of dedicated knitters. They meet weekly, sometimes as many as 18 of them, working together throughout the year to create inventory to be sold during the Village’s annual Christmas... Read more
February 13, 2018
- Village Voice
Some of the finest leaders in any team setting have risen into their roles from within the ranks they serve. They were leaders before any title made it official, showing others what it takes to be strong through the example of their character. Lina's caring nature, for people of all ages, is just... Read more
January 18, 2018
- Village Voice
Stan Belza vividly recalls the tension he felt when the time came for his mother Wanda to move from her Toronto home to The Village at Humber Heights. He’ll also never forget the day she left – the bitter-sweetness of the dignity walk that carried her through the front door seven years after she’d... Read more