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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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YMCA of Greater Toronto achieves accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standards Program

November 01, 2016

The YMCA of Greater Toronto has been accredited under Imagine Canada s national Standards Program . With this achievement, we join a growing community of more than 200 organizations dedicated to...

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YMCA announces transformational gift towards new McDonald Family YMCA

September 22, 2016

At the YMCA of Greater Toronto s 163 rd Annual General Meeting, Medhat Mahdy, President and CEO, announced the generous gift from Steve and Jenifer McDonald in support of a new Centre of Community:...

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Cooper Koo Family YMCA kicks off Grand Opening events

May 26, 2016

The YMCA of Greater Toronto was joined by government and community partners, donors, employees and volunteers to launch the Grand Opening celebrations of the charity s newest Centre of Community, the...

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YMCA of Greater Toronto touches lives of refugees

February 03, 2016

The YMCA of Greater Toronto s Newcomer Settlement Programs (NSP) play a direct role in the lives of thousands of refugees and immigrants each year. Existing programs as well as future initiatives to...

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YMCA Sprott House announces LGBTQ2SA youth housing services

January 14, 2016

The YMCA of Greater Toronto was joined by Toronto Mayor John Tory and Councillor Joe Cressy to announce the start of transitional housing support services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,...

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