Welcome journalists

The Media Room is a central source of information about WoodGreen, recent news coverage and stories from the community.

 

Our team is happy to work with members of the media on stories related to our community and on issues of national interest. WoodGreen’s subject matter experts are available for media consultation on critical social issues, including:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Financial Empowerment
  • Community Care and Wellness
    • Serving Toronto’s aging population
    • Mental health & addictions supports
  • Child Care
  • Homelessness
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Employment
  • Newcomer Settlement

Media requests

Contact information

Jen Mayville

Senior Manager, Communications

(437) 226-8091

Press Releases

Statement on the City of Toronto receiving $114 million from the Ontario government for surpassing housing targets

WoodGreen Community Services welcomes the Government of Ontario’s announcement that the City of Toronto will receive $114 million in funding through the Building Faster Fund.

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WoodGreen Community Services appointed manager of five properties for artists in Toronto

WoodGreen Community Services is the new manager of five properties providing permanent affordable rental units and commercial spaces for the artist community across Toronto. The properties were previously managed by the non-profit organization, Toronto Artscape Inc.

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Statement from WoodGreen’s Vice President of Housing & Homelessness Services Mwarigha on the Fall Economic Statement

WoodGreen Community Services welcomes the Government of Canada’s commitment in the Fall Economic Statement to build more affordable housing for the most vulnerable Canadians.

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Statement from WoodGreen’s Vice President of Housing & Homelessness Services Mwarigha on the announcement of a new Ontario Infrastructure Bank in the Fall Economic Statement

WoodGreen Community Services welcomes the Ontario government’s announcement of the new Ontario Infrastructure Bank and initial investment of $3 billion.

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Statement from WoodGreen’s Vice President of Housing & Homelessness Services Mwarigha on provincial government’s announcement to remove the full provincial portion of HST on new purpose-built rental housing

WoodGreen Community Services welcomes the Ontario government’s pledge to eliminate the full eight per cent provincial portion of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) on qualifying new purpose-built rental housing in an effort to help get more rental homes built across Ontario.

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Publications

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