Parkdale Planning: Visions to Actions Workshops

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Over the past two years, Parkdale People’s Economy has been hosting workshops with community to build visions for the future of Parkdale. Join us at the Visions to Actions Workshops as we share our findings for the Parkdale Community Plan. We will identify strategies and resources to transform our visions into actions and build a plan that will guide neighbourhood … Read More

Parkdale Business Survey

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Help us build a vision of economic, racial, and climate justice in Parkdale! Are you a business owner or manager in Parkdale? Please take 30 minutes to fill out a survey aimed at understanding the experiences of local businesses with the goal of building a community-based vision for the local economy. The survey will inform a community planning process led by the … Read More

Job Posting: Research Assistant

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The Parkdale People’s Economy is hiring for a summer contract! The Research Assistant position will support the staff team at Parkdale People’s Economy with ongoing projects and programs of the network. This will include research and data collection related to building just local economies in Parkdale, as well as administrative support for the broader project. This position is for youth … Read More

April 2022 Meetings

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Join the Parkdale People’s Economy for two community meetings in April! Food Plant and Medicine Community Gardens in Parkdale Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Time: 6 PM – 8 PM Register: Parkdale Neighbourhood Planning Table Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022 Time: 3 PM – 5 PM Register: Want to get involved in a Community Garden in Parkdale? Join … Read More

Parkdale Planning: Community Mapping Workshops

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Join the Parkdale People’s Economy for a series of Community Mapping Workshops on Housing and Development and Wellbeing and Safety! Through a mapping and storytelling process, we are interested in understanding people’s experiences of belonging and wellbeing in the neighbourhood, as well as the impact of development and displacement. The workshop will draw on indicators from our Community Wellbeing workshops … Read More

Parkdale Planning: Community Wellbeing Workshops

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Five years ago, the Parkdale People’s Economy released the Parkdale Community Planning Study as a blueprint for building decent work, shared wealth, and equitable development in Parkdale. This year, we are re-visiting our community planning process to assess what we have accomplished, what we need to continue, and what we need to shift to build renewed plans for a more … Read More

We’re Hiring: 4 Positions

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The Parkdale People’s Economy is hiring 4 new positions! Please see below for the postings: Community Benefits Organizer – EXTENSION: Apply by July 12, 2021 Communications Lead & Creating Health Plus Coordinator – EXTENSION: Apply by July 2, 2021 Research Assistant (Canada Summer Jobs) – Apply by June 11, 2021 Planning Assistant (CreateAction Program) – Apply by June 11, 2021 … Read More

Get Involved: Parkdale Planning

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Are you committed to building equitable and just futures in Parkdale? This year, the Parkdale People’s Economy will collaboratively lead a renewed Community Planning Study in the neighbourhood. In the wake of the global pandemic and sustained movements for economic, racial, and climate justice, we will ground our planning to address local crisis response, mid-term recovery and rebuild, and long-term … Read More

Job Posting: Community Health Lead

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The Parkdale People’s Economy is hiring for a two-year, full-time contract! The Community Health Lead will coordinate an emergent community-based project that aims to strengthen the neighbourhood economy by building a workforce planning strategy for equitable and inclusive hiring in the healthcare sector. The lead will be responsible for building partnerships with local anchor institutions, health providers, unions, employment agencies, … Read More

Justice for Queen’s Hotel: Community Coalition Meeting

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Justice for Queen’s Hotel is a coalition of community members and former tenants who are saying NO to the proposed development at the former Queen’s Hotel, 1521 Queen Street West, where 27 tenants were unlawfully and violently evicted in 2015. Six years later, the developer (BSäR) has yet to replace the 27 affordable dwelling rooms to make amends for the … Read More