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Cooking Group

Healthy and delicious meals prepared in our community kitchen with a dietitian and other people living with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. Focus is on skill development and healthy eating.

Leslieville-Riverdale Tree Project

The Leslieville-Riverdale Tree Project is neighbours talking with neighbours to improve our local tree canopy. The Project addresses a critical problem of dying mature trees in this southeast Toronto neighbourhood (Ward 30) while helping the City of Toronto meet its goals of beautification, doubling of the tree canopy and improving overall air quality.

Health and Strength Action Group

The Health and Strength Action Group is a group of local community members working with South Riverdale Community Health Centre on issues of poverty and health.

South Riverdale Environmental Liaison Committee

Residents meet with government and local planning officials, as well as industry and elected representatives, to share information and concerns about environmental issues in South Riverdale.

Issues include:

  • air and soil quality
  • odour
  • incineration and garbage disposal
  • industrial waste

Portlands Action Committee

This group is currently dormant. The city of Toronto has initiated a Portlands planning study which will be released in early 2014. If you are interested in learning more or getting involved please email or call Paul Young (416-461-1925 ext.

Workshops & Presentations

Chinese-speaking health professionals speak to community groups and organizations upon request.

Topics include (but not limited to):

  • breast cancer
  • heart health
  • diabetes
  • nutrition
  • food
  • general health
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