Waste Expo!

 Wednesday, April 17 5pm-7pm in the Main Lobby of 85 Bleecker!

We’ll be handing out reusable recycling totes, clear recycling bags and organic bin liners. We will also a few organic kitchen bins to hand out along with info on our new ORGANIC WASTE PICK UP program! Folks from TEA and the People’s Climate Movement will also be there to talk about our collaborations.

Spring Cleaning!

Saturday April 27 between 10:30am – 11:30am

The Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy will be sending a truck to the co-op to pick up unwanted and lightly used clothing, bedding, dishes and small kitchen appliances. More information will be available in the main lobby of 85 Bleecker in the coming days or by contacting Ryan Hayward in the co-op office.

Member Memorial

Monday March 25, 6:00pm – 7:00pm in the Community Room 

Please join us as we celebrate and honour the lives of members of our community who are no longer with us. This year, we remember June Bridges and Kevin Courrier. Snacks and refreshments will be served. All members are welcome.

Paint Party @ The Paint Cabin

 Thursday April 11, 7:00pm – 9:30pm
@ The Paint Cabin

DFC has booked some space at the Paint Cabin for a GLOW IN THE DARK paint party! All materials will be provided along with lite refreshments. There is a bar and café at the Paint Cabin where guests can get their own coffee or cocktails. We have space for 15 participants!
For more information on this event, or to claim a spot, please contact

Ryan Hayward 416 920 7340 x204


No More Yo-Yo Dieting!

Wednesday April 24 @ 7:00pm in the Community Room 

Shauna Mann, a Certified Natural Practitioner and culinary expert, will be stopping by DFC to lead a talk and demo around non-restrictive dieting! All interested members are welcome to join.

For more information, please contact

Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 x204

Navigating the Media!

Wednesday April 10, 6:30pm – 8:00pm in the Community Room 

Overwhelmed or confused by the news media environment?  How to choose what to read? How to identify trustworthy sources?  Debating whether to quit Facebook?

If so, please join Professor Megan Boler (Social Justice Education, OISE/University of Toronto) and the Navigating News Research Team: Andrea Vela Alarcon, Kate Jackson, Gordon Katic, Michael Primrose for an informative and thought provoking discussion. The panel provides an overview of the challenges posed by information overload and digital propaganda in the news media environment

All members are encouraged to attend

Kevin Courier Film Festival

Thursday, April 4th starting at 7:00 pm in the Kingdon Learning Centre 

Please join us for a screening of Blow Out 


John Travolta, in one of his best roles, plays a movie sound effects technician who witnesses a suspicious accident, which turns out be a political assassination. His attempt to get to the bottom of the mystery is the basis for a suspenseful and disturbing American thriller, helmed by master filmmaker Brian De Palma.

The space is not accessible at this time, but we will provide whatever physical              assistance we can to get members with  limited  mobility into the space.

Creative Writing Group

Tuesday April 23 @ 1pm – 3pm in the Community Room 

All members are welcome to attend. No experience or background in writing is required! Just be willing to share your thoughts and be creative!

We’ll use a different approach to self-expression
We’ll talk and write and share what’s important to us
Each voice is important, each story a tale to tell
We’ll create a safe and fun atmosphere

For more information please contact
Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 x204

DFC Souper Group

Wednesday March 27 from 1pm – 3pm in the Community Room 

Please feel free to come down and help out or just come down and hang out.

For more information or to sign up to receive some soup, please contact

Ryan Hayward
416 920 7340 x204