As a community newspaper, CCRA Centennial News likes to publish stories about the people living in this area. If you know someone in the neighbourhood with a fascinating past, an interesting hobby or who just has a good story to tell, please let us know at news4ccra@gmail.com and we’ll be happy to write about them.

 

Marilyn Hodge

Celebrating Marilyn’s leadership at CPLC   By Paul Rowe, Community Services Officer On September 14, members of the Toronto Police Service’s 43 Division Community Liaison Committee, family members and officers from 43 Division met...

Rella Braithwaite

Rella Braithwaite: Spreading pride through identity “I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good thing, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow human being...

Veronica Chavez

Enjoying life in Canada, my new home By Veronica Chavez Almost 10 years ago I came from Ecuador to work as a caregiver. I was very fortunate to be hired by a wonderful Canadian...

Ralph Jeffers

Ralph Jeffers – community connector Many volunteers know Ralph as their touchstone with CCRA as he coordinated the delivery of CCRA News, now CCRA Centennial News, for the past seven years. CCRA has benefited...

Glendys Riveron Alvarez

I came to Canada from Cuba eight years ago. When I landed in Toronto, the panoramic view and the architecture of the place amazed me. I felt like I was in a movie. From...

Heather Hawley

By Katie Wicik Every so often we come across the rare individual that has the ability to inspire, motivate and instill hope–and Heather Hawley does just that for so many women and their families...

Detective Constable Ed Downey

Medal of Bravery presented to local officer A local police officer and West Hill resident has been decorated for bravery by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. Detective Constable...

Carl Nash

From Centennial to Boston: a marathon tale Carl Nash took up running in 2010 after turning 40. In April of this year, he was thrilled to complete the Boston Marathon. By Carl Nash I...

Gabi and Maya Morose

Gabi and Maya Morose – Like mother, like daughter! By Jennifer McKelvie In the summer of 2015 Maya Morose organized an “Amazing Race of Kindness” for her twelfth birthday. Maya’s goal was to make...