April 07 – August 12

The TTC – 100 Years of Moving Toronto Exhibit, 255 Spadina Road, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET (TTC)

The exhibit showcases the history of the TTC’s development, the war years, women in the TTC workforce, development of the subway lines, rapid transit, accessibility, and TTC fare media through the years.

June – July

Moko Jumbie Mas Camp, Ages 10-16, (The Bentway Conservancy)

In celebration of Carnival’s long relationship with the streets of Toronto, artist, educator, designer, and architect Michael Lee Poy leads a team of artists to transform The Bentway Studio (55 Fort York Blvd (facing Canoe Landing Park)) into a Moko Jumbie Mas Camp this June and July, offering free workshops for young people (10+ to 16 years) in stilt-walking, costume-making, and more, ending in a community parade.

June 30 – July 10

Great Lakes Deployment Summer 2022 – HMCS Glace Bay Tour, Hamilton, Oshawa, and Toronto, Grades 11/12 and young adults (Canadian Armed Forces)

Royal Canadian Navy ship’s, Her Majesty Canadian Ship (HMCS) Glace Bay, will be visiting Hamilton, Toronto, and Oshawa for our attractions tour called the “Great Lakes Deployment”. This tour is a great opportunity for any interested Grade 11 and 12 students and/or young adults wanting to come and visit HMCS Glace Bay while docked in one of the mentioned cities. We will have recruiters on-site for attendees to discuss exciting employment opportunities within the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Armed Forces.

HMCS Glace Bay will be at the following cities during the following dates:

  • Hamilton:  June 25-29, Pier 8 at Hamilton Waterfront
  • Toronto:  June 30-July 10, Berth 222 at HTO Park West
  • Oshawa:  July 11-12, West Pier at Oshawa Harbour

Interested in touring the HMCS Glace Bay, contact:

July 11 – August 17

READI Program, Grades 1-12, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET Mon-Fri, Maple Creek Elementary School, 210 Hawker Road, Vaughan (Anchor Canada)

Get your child “READI” for the upcoming school year.

  • Academic support, cultural programs,
  • extracurricular activities, games
  • arts, sports, healing circle, supportive
  • environment
  • Black led, Black serving,
  • Black focused
  • Safe and Affirming
  • Promoting Black Excellence

July 19

Queering GBV Prevention & Intervention: What 2SLGBTQ+ Groups & Organizations Need to Know, 1:00 p.m. ET (Wisdom2Action and Canadian Women’s Foundation)

Join Wisdom2Action and Canadian Women’s Foundation for a critical panel discussion about how 2SLGBTQ+ groups and organizations can build opportunities and relationships to address gender-based violence in 2SLGBTQ+ communities. The panel will launch the Canadian Women’s Foundation Queering GBV Prevention and Intervention Report and Toolkit.

July 23

Human Trafficking Prevention Seminar, 605 Rossland Rd E, Whitby or Virtual, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET (Durham Regional Police, African Canadian Cultural Council Foundation, and Indo-Canadian Cultural Association of Durham)

The DRPS Human Trafficking Unit and the Children at Risk of Exploitation Unit (C.A.R.E) will provide information on human trafficking in Durham Region. Victim Services of Durham Region will also be presenting on human trafficking prevention, awareness, and intervention.

Topics covered will include:

  • Breaking down the myths and helping attendees understand what human trafficking is and how it happens
  • The warning signs and red flags of human trafficking and how it can be prevented
  • Tips on supporting those who have been the victims of human trafficking
  • A live Q&A session

July 31 Registration Closes

Cybersecurity Program, Ages 18-29 (Careers Education Empowerment)

In Partnership with CISCO, the Cybersecurity program explores the field of Digital Security Technology. It is interdisciplinary and will expose participants to concepts from Cybersecurity, IT and Networking Essentials, and Cybersecurity Entrepreneurship. The program runs for 19 weeks. In addition, the course will provide participants with the practical skills necessary to begin engaging in the cybersecurity domain space as security professionals. This program starts in August.

July 31 Registration Closes

Kitchen Masters, Ages 18-29 (Careers Education Empowerment)

The 16 Week Kitchen Master’s program supports youth with developing the skills, training, networks, and work experience to launch a career in the culinary industry. Youth will gain industry certification, learn about nutrition and wellness, and participate in cooking challenges. Participants will also join personal development workshops, gain experience through unpaid internship and job placement. Youth will also receive access to wrap around support which includes a social worker and psychotherapist. This program starts in August.

October 5 Starts

Free Zoom After School Program, Ages 8-13, 4:30-6:00 p.m. ET (Heritage Skills Development Centre)

This program starts on October 5th and runs weekly every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and includes online activities, homework help, arts, cultural activities, games, leadership workshops, and kids interact with their peers.

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