NEWS

Magic Vision making Magic at Alternatives

Lights, cameras, action! On March 23, 2016 the talented Maurizio came in from Magic Vision Photography and donated his time to making our program participants feel like the movie stars they are. We had make up done professionally by our amazing staff and then had...

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Creating Alternatives on Breakfast Television

On Thursday, Decemeber 10, 2015, Peter & Paul's Gifts invited the Creating Alternatives Day Program to help out with the gift basket program during their busy holiday season. Breakfast Television stopped by to showcase our community partner so that they could...

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Wine and Chocolate

On June 24, 2015 Alternatives had their first ever Wine and Chocolate Event, it was held at Montecassino Woodbridge. This evening was very special because we announced a secret we’ve been holding onto since the fall of 2014. On this day, Alternatives Integrating...

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Greased Lightning!

The summer at Alternatives has been jam packed with fun! Our participants have visited wonderland a few times, and we are looking into getting Season Passes for everyone. This summer we had 3 summer students hired with the grant from HRDC: Danny, who used his...

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Ottawa & Niagara Falls Trip

In May, in contribution with the generous $5,000 award from Minister Julian Fantino’s office for Ottawa, The Angels from Heaven Youth Foundation generously awarded an additional bursary for $10,000 so that our program participants could go complimentary to Ottawa, ON....

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Volunteer Appreciation 2015

On April 24, 2015 we held our annual Volunteer Appreciation Event here at Alternatives, and called it Aperitivo.  Each year Alternatives honors our valued volunteers, and tries to use this event to encourage support within our community. Close to 100 people attended...

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Tomato’s, zucchini, and green beans, OH MY!

On April 17, Alternatives began a new project to beautify our unit and its surrounding area. We spent the morning cleaning up the parking lot and reducing litter at 4300 Steeles Ave W. This inspired our program participants and staff to create their own garden! In May...

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