Upper Crust hosts holiday drive, provides 600 vulnerable families with toys and meals

  •  January, 2021
By Sean Delaney Upper Crust hosted its 2020 Holiday Toy Drive and food hamper assembly, giving back to those who need it most. Through a partnership with Kitchen24 and Second Harvest Food Rescue, the toy drive and donation of goods and food will support 600 families with holiday hampers. Upper...

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Councillor's Corner - Dec 2020

  •  January, 2021
Dear Resident, COVID-19 infection rates are on the rise more than ever before. We need to try our best to prevent exposure to stay healthy. We should only be socializing with those we live with and making essential supply trips when needed. We may be in this situation for the long haul, but we will...

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Executive Director's message - Dec 2020

  •  January, 2021
As we finish the holiday season and enter the new year, it is important to help keep our community and employees safe – we encourage all BIA members to take Emery Village BIA’s SkillsPass COVID-19 Work Safe Course. Find out more online at: emerybia.skillspass.com If you have not yet done so, y...

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Looking back at 2020 with the Emery Village BIA

  •  January, 2021
By Al Ruggero As we approach the end of the year, it is without a doubt that no one will forget 2020. Most of all, we can begin to celebrate (in our bubbles, of course) the fantastic news that the new year will bring us closer to the end of our tribulations as the miraculous vaccines reach more ...

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HRH fund to help vulnerable patients

  •  January, 2021
Contributed Every day, many of the patients who arrive in Humber’s Apotex Emergency Department (ED) are struggling with housing, food insecurity, unstable employment, and lack of social support, in addition to the medical needs that brought them to Humber in the first place. Some of our patients w...

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Seniors - Mobility for good

  •  January, 2021
By Sean Delaney It’s not often that the Emery Village Voice recommends a product or service, but given our current state of affairs due to COVID-19, better communication has become essential between families and their loved ones - especially within immediate families and families with seniors in lo...

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Help yourself stay well - get a flu shot

  •  November, 2020
By Sean Delaney This fall and winter is certainly not the time to become stricken with the seasonal flu, especially for senior citizen age residents. Hospitals and their emergency rooms will likely be at or near maximum capacity. Doctor’s offices will see patients on a reduced schedule, and there...

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Community answers call for Humber River Hospital

  •  July, 2020
The Humber River Hospital is beyond grateful to share that our community has come together to answer the call for enhanced COVID-19 testing. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we have raised $233,000 in three short weeks to purchase and operate three brand new COVID-19 rapid testing machines fo...

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Publisher's comment - April 2020

  •  May, 2020
By Sean Delaney We’re one week closer to the end of this crisis. Canada and Ontario continue to flatten the curve, and I start to get a little more optimistic each day. Soon, we’ll see each other again and we’ll all jump back into the things we’ve been missing so much like seeing family, friends...

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A caring community united in hope

  •  May, 2020
By Tom Rakocevic and Sean Delaney I asked community stakeholders to keep an eye out for any stories of hope. I heard back from our MPP, Tom Rakocevic. We both agreed that now was not a time for politics, but rather a time for our community to help, volunteer, and care for others. “I’d rath...

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Businesses challenged by COVID-19 outbreak

  •  April, 2020
By Sean Delaney (Due to some concerns we’re not mentioning the full name of one of our sources) . Workers depending on every paycheque, could be impacted if the coronavirus pandemic worsens, said an official for a large local manufacturing facility in Emery Village. Amid the COVID-19 outbre...

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