Latest Village Voice (The Village of Humber Heights)

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
December 21, 2017
- Village Voice
One of the most common refrains during the holiday season is that love of family and friends is the most cherished of gifts. This certainly rings true within Schlegel Villages, which in every way is an extension of the family that founded the organization and has welcomed thousands of residents,... Read more
November 23, 2017
- Village Voice
The Village of Humber Heights spent Nov. 21 and 22 celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of its retirement neighbourhoods just west of the Humber River in Etobicoke. It’s been a time of reflection for team members and residents as they consider how the village has evolved over the past... Read more
June 29, 2017
- Village Voice
Ten centenarians celebrated for their countless gifts to Canada They come from all walks of life, these ladies who are honoured today at the Village of Humber Heights. They trace their roots back to places like Jamaica, Manitoba, England and, of course, Toronto. Collectively they’ve watched more... Read more

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