Showing Love in Regent Park: Using Food to Maximize Social Return

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November

Showing Love in Regent Park: Using Food to Maximize Social Return

The Show Love Café is comfortably nestled on the ground level of Daniels Spectrum, Regent Park’s cultural hub. Regulars are familiar with Chef Denzil’s Caribbean specialties like his jerk chicken and corn soup, and his friendly customer service. The Root & Burger sign from the former neighbourhood restaurant hangs proudly, a reminder to residents of the old Regent Park, from before the revitalization started.  As a social enterprise, proceeds from the Show Love Café are funneled back into the Regent Park community through Dixon Hall’s  work, while the café itself also provides a social benefit in the form of  employment and training opportunities for young people and job seekers.

This summer, Dixon Hall welcomed Rob Gaudette to the newly created role of Manager of Social Enterprise. Rob has worked with Dixon Hall for several years now, starting as a Job Developer, and working as the Manager of Employment Services, before taking

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July

Jump Start Your Career in Trades or Customer Service – Join the Incubator!

Are you between 18-29 and an Ontario Works recipient or dependent? Are you considering a career in the Trades or Customer Service?

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March

Youth Job Link

Dixon Hall Employment Services can help you plan your career with our Youth Job Link, Contact us today to find out more.

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February

Employment Services March Workshop Calendar Now Available

Schedule of events for Employment Services for the month of March. Events are free and early sign-up is encouraged as some events have limited capacity.

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February

Employment Services February Workshop Calendar Now Available

Check the Employment Services  Workshop schedule for the month of February here. We hope to see you there!