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January 20, 2017

by: Executive Director, Tim Crooks

1987 was the year when Aretha Franklin was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Rick Hansen completed his Man in Motion world tour, the ‘loonie’ was minted and an agreement was reached on NAFTA. It was also the year that five community-minded Haligonians and St. Paul’s Home decided to trust the magic of new beginnings. Thinking back to this decision 30 years ago is both humbling and motivating.

November 07, 2016

RBC believes strongly in the importance of investing in young Canadians and vibrant communities. This summer they launched the #Make150Count campaign - a unique, feel-good initiative to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. RBC gave $150 to thousands of youth across the country with no strings attached and encouraged them to do something great with it. Rae, a Phoenix youth, was among those selected.

November 03, 2016

A reflection by Shelter Key Worker Cheryl Sobie

At Phoenix we recognize the importance of engaging with youth in a way that opens up possibilities of creating a better future, not only for themselves, but for the world around them.