This week we were proud to be in attendance at the EGALE Centre construction site for a very important announcement by the Honourable Bill Morneau, local MP and Minister of Finance. Teaming with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and the National Housing Co-Investment Fund, EGALE has secured a donation of $4.3M for construction of this worthwhile project. Congrats - and we look forward to continued construction progress and even more donations!
The results are in! Sustainable has won NOW Readers' Choice 'Best Design Firm' for the third year in a row.Read More
This new yoga studio looks to California for inspiration, from its sun-filled room to the anything’s-possible attitude of the staff. Offering a variety of classes based on Vinyasa, there’s also a strong fitness component here for those who want to dial up the physical intensity of a yoga workout.Read More
Today, Egale Canada Human Rights Trust (Egale) officially unveiled Egale Centre, Canada’s first and Toronto’s only facility that will combine the proven counselling services of Egale Youth Outreach with emergency and transitional housing exclusively dedicated to serving homeless LGBTIQ2S (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer, questioning and Two Spirit) youth.Read More
After a fight with his parents, a young gay man from North Toronto left home with nowhere to go. He found Egale Canada Human Rights Trust, an outreach and national advocacy organization for LGBT youth in Toronto, and arrived at their doorstep one Friday.
The organization set him up at a city shelter, but he was terrified – for many young people in the LGBT community, a shelter is not a safe space. Instead, he logged onto Grindr, a gay meet-up app. But when he arrived back at Egale on Monday morning, the young man was in rough shape.Read More