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This year, The Working Centre is operating a drop-off only Free Income Tax Clinic.  People are eligible to acess this...
The June issue of Good Work News is a Special Issue on Rethinking the Growth Economy and features articles on... Mayors...
As of Tuesday March 17th, The Working Centre will be limiting public access spaces across our network of projects in...
Dear Friends, For the first time in 33 years we cannot gather for the Mayors' Dinner because of the COVID-19...
Update - Due to COVID-19 Humanities 101 will be an online class this year. We are still receiving applications for the...
Recycle Cycles is a community bike shop that provides a caring and supportive space where folks can access the tools,...
February 20, 2020 - 7:00pm
Many are waking up to the unmistakable choice we face: system change or climate change? Yet such a stark choice can...
Urban Agriculture Internship at The Working Centre 2020 Season Applications are now closed for 2020   Volunteer at...
January 28, 2020 - 6:30pm
Presented by Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council, The Working Centre and Kitchener Public Library in partnership...
1. "St. Mary’s shelters the homeless as government sites unprepared for early winter As the number of homeless people...
December 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
With rising rents and homeownership increasingly out of reach people are starting to invent new strategies to make...
November 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fresh Ground Cafe will be hosting the graduation ceremony for the 2019 Diploma in Local Democracy class. This past...
"It all began as a more profound way of thinking about community. Now, with over three decades and numerous subsequent...
" ...individual bins are collected by Working Centre Job Café staff three times a week. The waste is then hauled to a...
September 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
A Fermented Thoughts Event:  In light of the environmental crisis many people are asking: what does it mean to live...
Employer: The Working CentreDescription: Plant Based Cooking Are you interested in plant-based foods?  Can you combine...
The 32nd Mayors’ Dinner was a full evening of community connections at Marshall Hall at Bingemans. Almost 1000 people...
July 31, 2019 - 7:00pm
Our guest speaker, Hilton King, will tell stories from his journey through the Child Welfare system, to his work today...
July 31, 2019 - 9:00am
A gathering to explore what strengthens us in the work of reweaving our relationship with the earth. Join us for a day-...
May 11, 2019 - 7:00pm
An evening of theatre by members of the renowned Debajehmujig Theatre Group from Wiikwemkoong on Manitoulin Island....
Our goal is a place of inclusion, welcome, and support for people who use substances. It will be a place of rest,...
March 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Ecological conversion begins with a spiritual revolution that upsets our sense of separation from other creatures....
February 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
The traditional works of mercy are personal acts that name how each of us can be in community and welcome each other....
“The environmental crisis.. is not simply a problem to be solved. Environmental issues are not out there, separate...
Click here to download and print a .pdf of our 2018 Fundraising Letter. Click here to donate online       Dear Friends...
November 28, 2018 - 7:00pm
This past winter (January-April) we had a highly energetic group of participants who worked their way through engaging...
December 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
In late September the All Nations Water Walk began at the headwaters of the Grand River and followed the beautiful...
We are looking for people who want to join us in the work: We want to build into our team of people in outreach and...
October 2, 2018 - 2:00pm
You’re cordially invited… To the book launch of Under-Served: Health Determinants of Indigenous, Inner-City, and...
Campus support programs are helping a diverse set of students to succeed in a system that wasn't designed for them....
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