Governments of Canada, Ontario and Toronto invest in Dixon Hall Youth Centre



Governments of Canada, Ontario and Toronto invest in Dixon Hall Youth Centre

Toronto, Ontario, November 8, 2017—Investing in recreational infrastructure helps communities come together and stay active. The governments of Canada, Ontario and Toronto recognize that strategic investments in recreational infrastructure—including funding for the Dixon Hall Youth Centre—play a key role in supporting dynamic communities while creating good jobs that help grow the middle class.

The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure and Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa West–Nepean, his Worship John Tory, Mayor of the City of Toronto, and Neil Hetherington, Chief Executive Officer, Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services, today announced joint federal and provincial funding of $500,000 for the Dixon Hall Youth Centre, an important part of the Regent Park revitalization in Toronto.

The governments of Canada and Ontario are each contributing up to $250,000



Camp is in Session!

Welcoming Dixon Hall’s counselors and campers for Summer 2017 and reflecting on some of the skills they’ll learn over the summer as part of their jobs.



Children and Youth Manager Kenneth Slater wins Bhayana Family Foundation Award

Dixon Hall Manager of Children and Youth Kenneth Slater wins a Bhayana Family Foundation award.



Beyond Fun in the Sun: Dixon Hall’s Summer Camp and Youth Mental Health

Director of Children & Youth programs Sandra Costain explains the positive impact of summer camp on youth mental health.



Remembering Ali Rizeig

Our Director of Children and Youth Programs, Sandra Costain spoke with Metro Morning to remember Ali Rizeig, a young man killed in the Regent Park Community. Honour Ali’s memory and listen to Sandra’s words here.

For a written version of Sandra’s words, please click here.

RIP Ali.