New chef stirs things up

Chef John Lee, our new instructor for our culinary arts training program, Cooking for Life, made sure to poach Theresa some eggs. She had never had them poached before. For Chef John, these little moments matter. “If they want to try something, it’s my job to make sure they can,” he says. “In this kitchen, [...]

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Maple Soy Pork Tenderloin

Chef John, our culinary arts training program Cooking for Life instructor, recommends this simple dish for the cottage. But this tender and tasty tenderloin recipe is a fabulous all-season addition to your entrée repertoire.

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Finding his place in the world

For as long as he could remember, Aaron knew he was a boy. He was born and raised a girl, and he endured violence and cruelty for being transgender. A Google search taught him that there was a larger world where he could find safety, love and acceptance, so he clung to the hope he [...]

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Sleep Out: Women Unite

We were honoured to host eighty-two women, from a range of backgrounds, who spent a night outside to raise awareness of youth homelessness and generate more than $325,000 for our youth.  Participants in our first-ever Sleep Out: Women Unite, equipped with only sleeping bags and pieces of cardboard, got a small glimpse of the hardships [...]

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