New Board of Management Members Needed

Looking to make a difference in our community? Come join the Ralph Thornton Community Centre’s Board of Management! RTCC is a gathering place that welcomes, connects and engages the community in all its diversity. The board is responsible for the overall management, operation and maintenance of the centre. We especially encourage candidates with interest and/or […]

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Rivertowne News Flash is Now Online

The Rivertowne News Flash newsletter published by Ulli Groppler is now available online. Check in to see what important information is available for Rivertowne residents including Covid-19 updates, supports for Seniors and general news from the neighbourhood. Also included are a list of resources for young people and the Regent Park Community Health Centre’s Pathways […]

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RTCC Update – July 10, 2020

RTCC staying closed till further notice – stay safe! On March 13, the City of Toronto released the following statement: “Based on recommendations from Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, to help slow the rate of COVID-19 infection in Toronto and protect vulnerable populations including seniors, people with compromised immune systems, and […]

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South Riverdale Community Health Centre looking for new Board of Directors Members

The South Riverdale Community Health Centre offers programs and services that work together to improve the overall well-being of our community. Here is a sample of what the Centre provides: • Health promotion programs for children, adults and seniors • Family doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, plus chiropody and physiotherapy • Harm reduction and supervised […]

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RTCC is a Safe Space for All

I’m sure that everyone is aware of the recent controversies regarding the Toronto Public Library allowing space use for a speaker who was identified as promoting hatred and discrimination towards transgendered individuals.  Recently, Parks, Forestry & Recreation denied a room booking for a group that has conducted anti-LGBT rallies. These incidents moved City Council to […]

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RTCC Updates Space Use Fees for 2020

The Ralph Thornton Community Centre Board of Management has approved amendments to the Space Booking Policy and Procedures to revise the fees across all user categories.  The fees charged for space rentals help support the Centre’s programming and other activities. Fees are increasing across all rooms and user categories by 5% (rounded up to the […]

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Changes to Booking the Betsy Swift Community Kitchen

At its May 2019 meeting, the Ralph Thornton Community Centre Board of Management approved important amendments to the Space Booking Policy and Procedures.  These changes, which came into effect at midnight on 23 May 2019 relate to the use of the Betsy Swift Community Kitchen for the sale of prepared food. Recently, Toronto Public Health […]

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Changes to the Space Booking Policy and Procedures

At its recent meeting, the Ralph Thornton Community Centre Board of Management approved a revised Space Booking Policy and Procedures.  This document provides the framework for user groups, both big and small, to rent space for events.  This document is reviewed by the Board every two years. While most of the changes are of a […]

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Environmental Sustainability at the Centre

The Ralph Thornton Community Centre is committed to taking action on environmental sustainability in daily operations. The amount of waste generated at the Centre is a significant problem.  Much of what goes out as garbage is, in fact, recyclable and organic waste.  While properly sorted recyclables can be processed for new products, and properly sorted […]

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