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Province to close sheltered workshops

I couldn’t decide whether to weep with rage or despair over the Toronto Star’s recent series on sheltered workshops. This week, the headlines crowed that “the Star gets action” because Minister of Community and Social Services Helena Jaczek promised that … Continue reading

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Maddie was voted in!

Maddie is now a partner in Common Ground Co-operative ! She spent a year in the foundation program developing life and work skills and completed placements in the coffee shed and Lemon and Allspice Cookery. After that, the partners voted … Continue reading

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Good Foot Delivery

Jon Gauthier, founder of Good Foot Delivery, addressed the Common Ground Foundations Program Graduating class last week. Jon founded this environmentally friendly, social enterprise with his sister to provide an on-foot or on-transit courier service downtown and mid-town Toronto. What … Continue reading

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