COVID-19 update

COVID-19 update

Update as of Thursday, March 19th: We are open for our regular schedule EXCEPT: The Sanctuary AA Group is not meeting at 25 Charles Street but is going online for now. Scroll to the bottom of this message for instructions on joining the virtual meeting.The Sanctuary...

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COVID-19 and Sanctuary

COVID-19 and Sanctuary

We at Sanctuary take the current health situation of the COVID-19 pandemic seriously. During this difficult time, we are committed to keeping our friends safe while keeping us all in community for as long as possible. For now, we are staying open!  To keep people...

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Making Strides for a Better World

Making Strides for a Better World

We live in a big, complicated world and we are surrounded by tragedies and injustice. Thanks to modern communication technology, we’re more aware of this than ever before, with every failure of justice, kindness, and compassion in the world constantly accessible on our phones and computers.

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Making Strides for Health

Making Strides for Health

by: Rikki-Lee Martin Many people in our community have a difficult time accessing essential healthcare. Whether they have had negative or traumatic experiences with hospitals and other healthcare services, or have had their ID or health card stolen, the barriers to...

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Making Strides for Beauty

Making Strides for Beauty

by: Mel Ng As anyone living or working in Toronto's downtown core knows, green spaces are precious in a concrete jungle. The streets around Sanctuary in particular are rapidly getting built up! We're blessed with a plot of green space at the back of our...

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Making Strides for Homes

Making Strides for Homes

by: Greg Cook I love my home. I think it is great that I have a quiet space where I can leisurely drink some coffee each morning. A warm space where I can have intimate conversations with my family and periodically invite close friends over for...

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Making Strides for Art

Making Strides for Art

“But I found more about myself, I’m pretty artistic, man, I didn’t know that and it’s just awesome.” Quote from a participant in our Fairy Tale workshop in the spring of 2017, courtesy of Blake, Ainsworth and Huang.     When you hear something like the quotation...

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