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Stronger Together - Annabelle Bernard from Sistering

The Bloorcourt Podcast

Release Date: 03/18/2021

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The Bloorcourt Podcast

In a look back to Episode 3 "Stronger Together" show hosts Arthur Geringas and Meg Marshall discuss the role that Sistering plays in the Bloorcourt community with community liaison Annabelle Bernard. Annabelle provides some deescalation tips and highlights the importance of accessible services for those in need.

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Hosts Meg Marshall and Arthur Geringas discuss various ways to support small businesses and what make the businesses in the Bloorcourt community unique.

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A bite of Bloor is a featurette with former BIA member Simone Weir who shares some favourites about where to grab a bite to eat in the Bloorcourt neighbourhood. Highlighted in this episode are Coo Cafe, Black Horse, Bloorcourt cafe, Madras Masala.

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Local resident Dan Rice joins Arthur and Meg for a conversation about what life is like in the Bloorcourt neighbourhood and why he chose to produce comedy events at the Comedy Bar.

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Chris Caira joins Arthur and Meg for a conversation about a unique business in the Bloorcourt neighbourhood - the Maker Bean Cafe. The Maker Bean Cafe hosts creative technology camps to engage your kids & teens! Topics include Robotics, Inventions, 3D printing & laser cutting.

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Chair of the Bloorcourt BIA Antonia Yee shares some introspection about what life is like in the Bloorcourt neighbourhood and how the Bloorcourt BIA works towards the betterment of the community.

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A bite of Bloor is a featurette with former BIA member Simone Weir who shares some favourites about where to grab a bite to eat in the Bloorcourt neighbourhood. Highlighted in this episode are La Bella Managua and African Palace.

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In this short excerpt from the first Episode of the Bloorcourt podcast Ron Nash joins Arthur and Meg for a conversation about how the City of Toronto works alongside local BIAs.

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Stronger Together- Annabelle Bernard from Sistering

Hosted by: Arthur Geringas & Meg Marshall
Recorded & Edited by: Arthur Geringas & Telejet Studios
Featured Guests: Annabelle Bernard

In a look back to Episode 3 "Stronger Together" show hosts Arthur Geringas and Meg Marshall discuss the role that Sistering plays in the Bloorcourt community with community liaison Annabelle Bernard. Annabelle provides some deescalation tips and highlights the importance of accessible services for those in need.

Annabelle Bernard started as a volunteer and now serves as the community liaison  for Sistering and has worked in non-profit organizations for the past ten years in both Vancouver and Toronto. Annabelle has a masters from Ryerson in Finance for Social Innovation. Her skill set include social media management, community engagement and event organization. She has a clinical knowledge of opioid dependence treatments as well as extensive anti-oppression, harm reduction and mental health training with over half a decade of experience in low barrier community drop-in spaces.


Sistering is a multi-service agency for at-risk, socially isolated women and trans people in Toronto who are homeless or precariously housed. Sistering's mission is to create a safe, welcoming and non-judgmental space for women and trans people. Guided by principles of feminism, anti-racism and anti-oppression Sistering offers practical and emotional support to those who experience social isolation, homelessness or precarious housing, trauma and violence, discrimination, substance use, or need mental health support. Offering equitable programs and services that enable women and trans people to take greater control over their lives. Sistering works in collaboration with others in the community to change the social conditions that endanger the welfare of women and trans people.

http://www.sistering.org

416-926-9762

962 Bloor St West Toronto, Ontario Canada M6H 1L6

City of Toronto BIA Office official website:  
https://www.toronto.ca/business-economy/business-operation-growth/business-improvement-areas/

City of Toronto BIA official email: 
[email protected]