Media Centre

For press and media related inquiries or to schedule an interview, please contact:

Rebecca Hare, Director of Philanthropy & Communications
e.     t. 416.863.0499 x2061 c. 647.212.8433

Kali Madej, Communications Manager
e.  t. 416.863.0499 x2062 c. 647.336.2447

Dixon Hall in the News April 30th, 2018
Downtown Toronto resident Josephine Potter celebrates 100 years

CBC Toronto:  March 15th, 2018
Meals on Wheels facing 'a critical shortage' of volunteers with need poised to increase

Toronto Star: March 14th, 2018
Toronto kids share gift of music with young Syrian refugees on Skype

Inside Toronto:  January 4th, 2018
Out of the Cold pilot with a twist launching in Toronto's Beach area

Globe and Mail: January 2nd, 2018
The music of life flows from a basement

Toronto Sun: December 25th, 2017
Holy Blossom welcomes the needy in from the cold

Metro Morning:  Regent Park music teacher nominated for Torontonian of the Year

Press Release: Girls (Still) Rock at Dixon Hall Music School

Now Toronto:  November 9, 2017
A new community centre for at-risk youth is coming to Regent Park

Press Release:
Dixon Hall Ready to Break Ground on New Youth Centre in Regent Park Thanks to Generous Supporters

Press Release:
2017-2018 OOTC Program Prepares for Launch Amid Growing Concerns Surrounding Capacity 

Press Release:
Dixon Hall Announces New Treasurer Kevin Hibbert

100 Huntley Street: June 23rd, 2017
Building Communities & Cities

CityNews Toronto: June 22nd, 2017
Toronto legal clinic challenges panhandling law as unconstitutional

Metro Morning: June 12th, 2017
Kenneth Slater discusses his award-winning St.Vincent Program with Metro Morning's Matt Galloway.

Inside Toronto: June 5th, 2017
Trip to St. Vincent helps land Regent Park youth worker award

CityNews Toronto:  May 30th, 2017
Tent cities on the rise as shelters remain near capacity

snapd Cabbagetown/Village: May 12th, 2017
Dixonlicious - A Taste of Community

Catholic Register: April 25, 2017
Toronto's Out of the Cold system faces breaking point: report

Toronto Star: April 24, 2017
Out of the Cold program set to close  for another year

Inside Toronto: March 22, 2017
CYC, Dixon Hall offer up eats and fun at gala fundraisers

Saturdays with Ted - NewsTalk 1010: March 18, 2017

CBC News Toronto: March 16, 2017
No boys allowed: girls rock out at Regent Park camp

Beach Mirror: February 22nd, 2017
East Toronto youth give back on Family Day

CBC News: Daybreak North February 11th, 2017
'Cleansing the Highway of Tears': Toronto students learn about MMIW in cross-country musical collaboration

Metro Morning: February 2nd, 2017
Remembering Ali Rizeig

CBC News: February 1st, 2017
'Tonight we lost': Regent Park mourns shooting victim

CityNews Toronto: December 21st, 2016
Out of the Cold founder remembered, homeless crisis continues in Toronto

NOW Magazine: March 30, 2016
Local Heroes: Girls Rock Camp Toronto's Magali Meagher & Alysha Haugen

CNW Group: February 12, 2016
Neil Hetherington Named as Chief Executive Officer at Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services

Toronto Star: December 13, 2015
Dixon Hall Youth Centre left without permanent home in Regent Park revitalization

Global News: November 25, 2015
Community leaders rally to build youth centre in Regent Park

NOW Magazine: November 25, 2015
Regent Park's Youth Centre Raising Money to Rebuild

Metro News: November 25, 2015
Regent Park looks to raise $3-million for permanent youth centre

CBC Metro Morning: November 25, 2015
Dixon Hall - CBC Player

Toronto Star: June 14, 2015
Touring Trevlyn Kennedy's Regent Park February 11, 2015
Councillors Fletcher and McMahon bring the hammer down at Toronto City Hall

Daily Commercial News: October 9, 2014
Carpenters’ program helps build up disadvantaged youth June 18, 2014
Regent Park community officially opens new park June 21

Financial Post: May 5, 2014
A healthy community is good for everyone’s bottom line March 17, 2014
Five downtown organizations hoping to win $50,000 grant from Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment March 4, 2014
Food security issues a focus for Regent Park

The Globe and Mail: November 22, 2013
Toronto musician gives back to the program that inspired him October 31, 2013
Partnership brings new careers, opportunities to Regent Park residents

Community Partnerships: October 4, 2013
World Congress – Paint Box video

CBC Metro Morning: August 1, 2013
Report on Homelessness

Global News: May 15, 2013
Toronto organizations teach life skills and make buildings more accessible

Toronto Star: March 4, 2013
Suburbs a lonely place to be a single mother, but one group hopes to INCITE support

Toronto Star: December 26, 2012
Microloans helping Regent Park entrepreneurs get ahead

Toronto Star: December 10, 2012
United Way: Dixon Hall opens the door to woman "knocked off my feet"

Toronto Star: November 22, 2012
Lessons for all at Dixon Hall get paid back with fundraiser

Toronto Star: June 10, 2012
Construction can’t stop Regent Park campers’ fun

The Globe and Mail: August 16, 2011
Rapper Drake wins Allan Slaight Award

Toronto Sun: December 2, 2009
Taste of the past