What's New

We are now receiving interest in joining our next reading group looking at Joe Holland’s book Postmodern Ecological...
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...
The September issue of Good Work News features articles on... Funding Announcement for the Water Street House...
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...
The Diploma in Local Democracy class is beginning again on Wednesday, January 9th at the Working Centre. The class runs...
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....
September 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
Meet the candidates running for Kitchener Ward 9 for the October 22 municipal election. Candidates will introduce...
To foster voter engagement during the 2018 municipal elections, the Working Centre is hosting a series of all-...
August 1, 2018 - 9:00am
A gathering to explore the continued significance of the thought of Wendell Berry. Join us for a day-long gathering of...
August 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
For forty years Wendell Berry has written eloquently about the need to honour the deep connections between people and...
May 17, 2018 - 7:15pm
We invite you to join the Working Centre and the Princess Cinemas for a showing of the film “Summer in the Forest.” “...
Are you a small employer looking to hire young people? You may qualify for Employment Ontario’s Employing Young Talent...
At the Queen Street Commons Café in downtown Kitchener, a standing-room-only crowd gathered to hear from Dr. Brian...
Subscribe to Job Postings Feed Subscribe to For Job Searchers Feed Subscribe to The Working Centre Feed Subscribe to Commons Studio Feed