Community stories

Read stories about TCHC communities and the people who live in them. Thank you to all tenants and community members who share their time and stories with us.

You can also find some of our online stories in our community magazine published in print.

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Hoop dreams: upgraded courts are a slam dunk with tenants

Three basketball court revitalizations bring communities out to celebrate.

Read about the court revitalizations

Cultivating better mental health

Gardening for health and wellbeing at Gordonridge and Adanac.

Read about the community gardens

A vision for the future

True Vision participants visit Centennial College for Career Day. 

Read about the career day event

Mesloh Village provides a helping hand to mothers

A friendship grounded in lived experience and a passion for early childcare education led Sashalee Carty and Tamika Johnson to found Mesloh Village.

Read about Mesloh Village

Nurturing a love for reading

Located on the second floor of the Daniels Spectrum building in Regent Park, The Children’s Book Bank brings parents, caretakers, and children together.

Learn about The Children's Book Bank

A little bit of conservation with some summertime fun

How the TCHC Conservation team engaged over the summer

Learn about conservation

Lawrence Heights community shines at #LH10 summer festival

Celebrating 10 years of progress in the heart of TCHC’s largest revitalization community

Read about the milestone event

Dan Leckie Community celebrates summer and builds connections

Members of the Dan Leckie community gathered for a summer event to build connections with neighbours and share ideas for the future.

Read about the bbq event

Breaking down educational barriers one backpack at a time

Children and families from Gordonridge Place lined up to receive a free backpack stuffed with school supplies.

Read about the backpack giveaways

Allenbury Gardens community comes out to celebrate revitalization completion

With scholarship awards, back-to-school giveaways, a BBQ and DJ, the event marked a significant milestone for this community.

Read about the Allenbury Gardens event

Sharing her love of languages

A Don Summerville tenant teaches French to TCHC youth.

Read Marlyse's story

Reaching out and giving back

A basketball player from the Jane and Finch community uses lessons learned on the court to help others.

Read Kwasi's story