In the Spotlight | YMCA OF GREATER TORONTO
Working with reporters and journalists, we share our stories, charitable impact and expertise in promoting equity and well-being in our communities. See just some of the latest news that's making headlines.
|January 10||YMCA's New Year's fitness tips||CP24 Breakfast|
|January 6||Opinion: Staff shortage threatens to hold back affordable child care in Ontario||Toronto Star|
|December 13||How to talk with youth about cannabis use||TVO: The Agenda|
|November 21||Medhat Mahdy, President & CEO of YMCA Of Greater Toronto, Receives Highest Vaughan Honour||Mycitylife.ca|
|November 10||A look inside Toronto’s incredible YMCA Academy||Breakfast Television|
|July 22||New YMCA location coming to east end Toronto||Toronto Star, Toronto.com|
|July 19||Long-awaited Steve & Sally Stavro YMCA opening next month in Toronto's east end||CP24, CTV News|
|July 19||Steve & Sally Stavro Family YMCA on Kingston Road to officially open doors Aug. 15||Beach Metro|
|June 26||The YMCA: A place where everyone can shine||The Toronto Star, Truenorthliving.ca|
|June 23||3 things you need to know about the newly opened Vaughan metropolitan community centre||The Toronto Star, Mississauga.com, Yorkregion.com, Mycitylife.ca|
|May 4||Opinion: Voters should keep youth in mind during Ontario election||The Toronto Star, Toronto.com, Mississauga.com|
|April 22||After going back to school, this public relations student seeks her first full-time role in the field.
Our Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Nora Gorman shares best practices for creating a resume that stands out to recruiters and employers.
|The Globe and Mail|
|March 10||Opinion: Kindness and empathy are critical to the GTA’s recovery from COVID||Toronto.com, Yorkregion.com, The Toronto Star|
|January 18||Live interview with our Senior Vice President, Child & Family Development, Linda Cottes, on the opening of almost 50 YMCA emergency child care centres||CP24|
|January 13||Ontario health care workers scramble for daycare spots||The Globe and Mail|
|January 11||YMCA of Greater Toronto, selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2022 by Mediacorp||The Globe and Mail|
|December 18||Chief Strategy Officer at the YMCA of Greater Toronto, Jamison Steeve, discusses Shine On survey results in this Millennial Balance podcast episode||105.9 The Region|
|December 15||Helping youth succeed in the job hunt||Markham Review|
|December 2||Un jeune sans-abri LGBTQ+ sur 3 a tenté de se suicider durant la pandémie, selon une étude||Ici Radio-Canada|
|November 1||YMCA Employment Services offers 5 tips to help your resumé shine||Toronto.com|
|October 20||Op ed: Ontario needs a federal-provincial child-care agreement||Toronto.com|
|September 29||With her credentials, can this non-profit marketing manager find a new role with room to grow?||The Globe and Mail|
|September 10||The GTA Y takes a ‘shine’ to animation||Stimulant|
|September 2||The YMCA of Toronto announces its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy||Breakfast Television, CP24, 680 News, CTV Toronto|
|August 12-September 1||The YMCA of Greater Toronto's President and CEO Medhat Mahdy and Program Coordinator Sam Adebiyi share details about the YMCA Black Achievers mentorship program launch and explain its importance in our communities.||CBC News, Breakfast Television, Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Toronto.com, Share News, 105.9 The Region|
|August 9||Doug Ford urged to create a vaccine passport before the fourth wave hits
Our Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Nora Gorman shares her thoughts about introducing a vaccine passport in Ontario.
|July 14||Here is what you need to know about gyms reopening on Friday||TRNTO|
|July 13||Here's what to expect when Toronto gyms reopen this week||Daily Hive|
|July 12||YMCA of Greater Toronto opens 9 health and fitness facilities to outdoor classes||Global News|
|July 2||Opinion Story: 'Monumental need' for child care in wake of pandemic
YMCA of Greater Toronto's President and CEO Medhat Mahdy's op-ed focuses on opportunities for women, the economy and children.
|Toronto Star, Toronto.com, Mississauga.com|
|June 18||YMCA steps up for front-line workers with emergency childcare program in Shelburne and Orangeville||Orangeville.com|
|June 12||A Look At 2021 YMCA Summer Camp Programming||Newstalk 1010|
|June 10||It’s official: Scarborough’s Bridletowne Community Hub is getting built||Toronto Star|
|June 9||'I had hope and a vision': Scarborough community hub residents dreamed up is now funded||Toronto Star|
|May 15||Reopening Ont. outdoor recreational sites should focus on equity, access: advocates||Toronto Star, National Post, CP24.com|
|May 15||Overnight campers stare down another lost summer||The Globe and Mail|
|May 3||Prepare for your move to Canada: Get help with pre-arrival services||Canadian Immigrant|
|April 12||What to do if your toddler bites—or gets bitten—at daycare||Today's Parent|
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