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Martin Luther King Jr., and his wife, march in Washington D.C. circa 1960s.
Jan 26, 2021

February is Black History Month

For BIPOC community members 2020 was quite a year. This past summer, thousands of people across the globe took to the streets to demand equality for all. Leadership at Canadian Helen Keller Centre took some time to understand what that meant, because like so many others, we are learning, too. It’s not easy to put […]

Jan 19, 2021

Questions & Answers: New Residential Building

Note: The information below is evolving and subject to change. As CHKC continues to grow, we must meet the needs of the deafblind community, including more affordable housing. Please continue to monitor chkc.org/blog for developing news. 1. What is the Housing Now Initiative? Housing Now is a City of Toronto initiative, which will donate land […]

A computer shows that virtual bingo is taking place at RCA.
Jan 18, 2021

February 2021

Below you will find a list of the February 2021 activities. Monday, February 1 World Current Events Club (Zoom) 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Thursday, February 4 Breakfast Club (RSVP for more info) Friday, February 5 Mindfulness Club (Zoom) 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Tuesday, February 9 Knitting Club (Zoom) 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. […]

Apartments exterior
Dec 17, 2020

January 2021

Happy New Year to all! Yes, the Training Centre is still closed, and has been since March 17, 2020. However, life still goes on and we hope that 2021 will return us to business as usual. Below you will find a list of the January 2021 activities. Monday, January 4 World Current Events Club (Zoom) […]

The Training Centre front with snow.
Dec 2, 2020

December 2020

Below you will find a list of the December 2020 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Tuesday, December 1 Knitting Club (Zoom) 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Seniors Drop-In (Zoom) 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday, December 3 Breakfast Club (RSVP for more info) BINGO (RSVP for more info) 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, […]

Nov 24, 2020

CHKC’s future vision is in plain sight

Canadian Helen Keller Centre has a bold plan to build an eight to nine story building, with 70 residential units, 35 of which would be for affordable housing, of which 13 would be for CHKC’s immediate deafblind consumer housing needs. The ground floor would be for rented community space with the second floor, and possibly […]

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