Info, resources, advocacy. THANKS for your support!

Find more information about COVID-19

Sound Times is open to help you by phone or in person

Starting May 31 - Open 9:00-5:00

Election 2019 – Canada Votes

Join Canada’s largest non-partisan voter campaign
Leading up to October 21st

The mission of the Democratic Engagement Exchange (housed at Ryerson University’s Faculty of Arts) is to build a vibrant and inclusive democracy where everyone living in Canada can contribute to building healthy communities.
This year, the Exchange is running a “VOTE 2019” campaign to empower local organizations to promote democratic engagement in their communities.
Here’s how you can get involved.

  1.  Join the first, and largest, non-partisan voter engagement campaign in Canadian history: The Canadian Vote Coalition. Already 500+ strong, Champion organizations include The Ontario Nonprofit Network, Imagine Canada, Community Food Centres Canada, Community Foundations of Canada and YWCA Canada. Sign up and you’ll receive tools and resources leading up to the election.
  2. Run a Vote PopUp (VPU) in your community. VPU is a fun program proven to help demystify the voting process. All the info you need to run a VPU is on the Exchange’s website. All materials can be ordered for free from Elections Canada, through the link. It takes little time to set up and can be easily integrated into existing programs.
  3. Participate in Democracy Week: Sept 8–15. Activate your community this week! The week culminates with a national Day of Action on September 15 (the International Day of Democracy). It can be as small as a ‘pizza and politics’ night, or as big as a concert. Join the Coalition and you’ll receive more information in the coming weeks.


Missing and Missed – Report on TPS and missing persons

What happens when someone goes missing and what does not? The Hon. Gloria J. Epstein, Head of the Independent Civilian…
Brown report cover with stars. Text reads "Broken Record The Continued Criminalization of Mental Health Issues"

Broken Record – Continued Criminalization of Mental Health Issues

You may or not be aware that the biggest mental health care provider in Ontario is the prison system. Learn…

Modular Supportive Housing started in October – Livable in January!

City of Toronto has almost completed 56 studio units of modular housing that will provide supports from the Neighbourhood Group…

Lockdown December 26 all across Ontario – High Priority Communities

Toronto has effectively been under lockdown since fall. The lockdown will cover all of Ontario and schools will remain be…

What should we include in the Food Issue?

Food Access, Advocacy, Fun

Create your own user feedback survey