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Nov 29, 2019

December 2019 activities

Below you will find a list of the December 2019 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Monday, December 2 Cooking Course – Eggs and Flower, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 3 Chili Drop-in, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. @ RCA Thursday, December 5 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m Saturday, December 7 Workshop: Holiday […]

Nov 4, 2019

Mae Brown, A World Without Sight and Sound

Today, November 4, marks the anniversary of the death of Mae Brown. Miss Brown was the second deafblind woman (after Helen Keller) and the first deafblind Canadian to earn a university degree, graduating from the University of Toronto in 1972. Following graduation, Miss Brown held a pioneer role at the CNIB to help persons who […]

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Oct 31, 2019

November 2019 activities

Below you will find the November 2019 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Thursday, November 7 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m Book Club, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 12 Seniors Drop-in, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, November 15 iOS Club, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 16 Online Dating, […]

Oct 23, 2019

With Intervenor Services, Nadine Can Do Anything!

CHKC consumer and employee, Nadine Anderson, lives quite the life. If you were to find her on social media, you would learn that she likes the finer things, and that includes good food. A Toronto native, Nadine is well known as a tenant at Rotary Cheshire Apartments (RCA) and as a part-time employee at both […]

Nafisah is standing in the backyard at the CHKC Training Centre wearing a black jacket and holding her white cane. She is standing in front of a fence and maple tree that is changing colours.
Oct 23, 2019

At CHKC, Consumers Become More Independent

CHKC employee Nafisah Patel was born with retinoblastoma, a rare form of cancer that rapidly develops from the cells of a retina. As a result, she had her eyes removed when she was only four months old. As she puts it, she has never known a life with sight. At CHKC, Nafisah works as the […]

David Desmoulin in the CHCK Training Centre kitchen making chocolate cake.
Oct 10, 2019

CHKC Changed My Life

For seven years now, David Desmoulin has been coming to Canadian Helen Keller Centre for its programs and services. He makes the long trek from Pic River, Ontario to Toronto once a year. Usually he comes for two weeks, but in 2019, due to time constraints, he was only able to stay for one. David […]

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