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Kayaking at Toronto Island YMCA Day Camp at Ontario Place

YMCA Toronto Island camp moves to Ontario Place

July 05, 2017

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is extremely happy to announce that this summer Toronto Island YMCA Day Camp will be operating on the West Island of Ontario Place. The West Island welcomed more than 200...

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Oshawa Mary Street YMCA receives Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Project funding

June 30, 2017

Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Member of Parliament for Whitby, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev...

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Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) YMCA Groundbreaking Event Shovels in the ground

YMCA of Greater Toronto is coming to the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

June 20, 2017

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is excited to announce the official groundbreaking of our new, 77,000 sq. ft. Vaughan Metropolitan Centre YMCA . The new YMCA will expand our existing local programming to...

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YMCA of Greater Toronto and BMO Gift Announcement

YMCA of Greater Toronto receives $1 million BMO Financial Group gift toward Strong Start, Great Future Campaign

May 04, 2017

The YMCA of Greater Toronto celebrates another major philanthropic milestone in building and sustaining community health across the GTA with a $1 million donation from BMO Financial Group . YMCA of...

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YMCA of Greater Toronto Celebrates Healthy Kids Day

April 28, 2017

Every year, the YMCA of Greater Toronto celebrates healthy living by opening its doors to the public, inviting everyone in to all YMCA of Greater Toronto Health and Fitness Centres as well as outdoors...

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YMCA of Greater Toronto named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers

April 21, 2017

YMCA recognized for environmental leadership and creating a culture of awareness For the seventh year in a row, the YMCA of Greater Toronto has been selected as one of Canada s Greenest Employers....

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Toronto Sheppard Ave. YMCA Awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Lifesaving

March 03, 2017

YMCA aquatics instructors and programs demonstrate commitment to teaching lifesaving skills and water safety, while fostering personal growth Last night, the Toronto Sheppard Ave. YMCA Centre was once...

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YMCA of Greater Toronto Responds to City of Toronto 2017 Budget Changes to Child Care

February 06, 2017

Dear Mayor Tory and Members of Council, The YMCA is one of the largest providers of non-profit licensed child care in the City of Toronto, with more than 7,600 licensed spaces, 2,500 of which are...

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Reaffirming Our Commitment to Diversity and Social Inclusion

January 30, 2017

To YMCA friends and colleagues: It is clear we have entered very challenging times uncertainty, fear, and anger have spiked in recent weeks with events south of the border. And in Quebec City this...

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Scarborough YMCA and MP Salma Zahid announce Canada 150 Community Infrastructure project

November 08, 2016

MP Salma Zahid paid the Scarborough Town Centre Court YMCA a visit to announce the centre will receive funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. The federal contribution of...

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