Monthly Archives September 2017

Cooking great food for weather emergencies.

Guest post by Sheila Murray, CREW, Toronto. People who live in the St James Town apartment towers in Toronto’s inner city don’t have air conditioning. But if the power goes out, they’ll suffer more than most. Many residents are seniors or use mobility aids to get around. As the most diverse neighbourhood in North America, language can be a barrier, social connections may be weak, and most residents don’t have incomes that allow them to store extra supplies of food, water and cash. Thanks to sponsorship from the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), neighbourhood community groups were able to deliver
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