Parkdale Community Wealth Building Report

Download the Parkdale Community Wealth Building Report. The Community Wealth Building report is a year-long research study conducted by the Community Finance Working Group with support from the Metcalf Foundation that set out to explore how impact investing could be used at a community level to support local objectives for shared wealth and equitable development. The report advances critical thinking … Read More

Parkdale Wellness Drop-In

The Parkdale Wellness Drop-In is a weekly community-led drop-in space for peer feminist counselling support and resources that will be hosted throughout September and October 2019. The space aims to fill the need for culturally relevant services that can overcome the stigma attached to mental health in diasporic and racialized communities to allow for community healing and learning. Each workshop will … Read More

University Health Network: Community Benefits Campaign

Over the past two years, the Parkdale People’s Economy has been convening the local anchor institutions in Parkdale – University Health Network (UHN), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and St. Joseph’s Health Centre – to discuss opportunities for local inclusive hiring, purchasing, and investments in the neighbourhood with the aim of improving social determinants of health, such as … Read More

Job Posting: Community Research Coordinator.

The Parkdale People’s Economy is hiring for a new part-time position! The Community Research Coordinator will lead a new community-based research project focusing on the intersections of decent work and affordable housing. Please submit a cover letter and a resume by March 15th, 2019 at 6PM, with “Parkdale People’s Economy: Community Research Coordinator” in the subject line, to

Parkdale People’s Economy: 2019 Working Groups

Throughout 2019, the Parkdale People’s Economy will be bringing together our working groups on a monthly basis for community visioning and collaboration! The gatherings will provide a space for community members to learn about the Parkdale Community Plan and move forward our priority actions for the year. At our formal work sessions, we will be providing free food, childcare, Tibetan translation … Read More