Film Launch About, and in, a Caring Community

  • McCauley Revitalization Steering Committee President Todd Janes, who made opening remarks and introduced the filmmaker. Paula E. Kirman

The short film McCauley: A Caring Community – Conversations on Social Housing launched at Studio 96 on January 31.

Created by Paula E. Kirman with support from McCauley Revitalization, the film discusses the concentration of social housing in McCauley and why housing and homelessness need to be addressed on a city-wide level. In the 18 minute film, numerous McCauley stakeholders address what other neighbourhoods can learn from McCauley, debunk myths and stereotypes about social housing and homelessness, and talk about the positive aspects of social housing. They also answer the question: what is a caring community? About 40 people came to the film launch. A discussion followed about the issues raised in the film.

The Caring Community film will be aired on Shaw TV and at other screenings. For more information, and to view it online, visit
caringcommunityfilm.com. caringcommunityfilm.com.

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  • Frost: An Example of the Delicate Beauty of Nature – McCauley photographer Leif Gregersen captured the natural beauty of frost on trees during January. Leif Gregersen

  • A Cat, Some Birds, and a Chair – An interesting arrangement of ornaments and furniture in the snow. Jayne Russell

  • Frost: An Example of the Delicate Beauty of Nature – McCauley photographer Leif Gregersen captured the natural beauty of frost on trees during January. Leif Gregersen

  • Frost: An Example of the Delicate Beauty of Nature – McCauley photographer Leif Gregersen captured the natural beauty of frost on trees during January. Leif Gregersen

  • Frank Spinelli’s Headwear – It just would not be winter in McCauley without hats of some kind appearing on the head of the statue of Frank Spinelli in Giovanni Caboto Park. Leif Gregersen

  • Black History Month at St. Faith’s – Boyle Street resident Sharon Pasula attended a celebration in anticipation of Black History Month at St. Faith’s Anglican Church on 117 Avenue and 93 Street on January 29. February was Black History Month. Sharon Pasula

  • Frost: An Example of the Delicate Beauty of Nature – McCauley photographer Leif Gregersen captured the natural beauty of frost on trees during January. Leif Gregersen

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