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For the love of the game

March 7, 2019
Mark has always had a passion for hockey. Thanks to the work of the recreation team, it’s a passion he continues to enjoy.

“That’s our priority – to help residents live fully every day.”

February 25, 2019

Read about the winner of the 2018 OLTCA award for Nursing Leadership.

“The most joy I get is from spending time with residents…”

February 18, 2019
Congratulations to Katrina Macatangay, who won the 2018 OLTCA Nursing Leadership Award.

Finding love at 100

February 13, 2019
Today, Bill and Betty are both over 100 years old. Their love story will inspire you.

Enhanced quality of care wins award from the OLTCA

February 11, 2019
OLTCA names St. George Care Community as Quality Improvement Team of the Year

“I love my job. I just love it!”

February 1, 2019
Meet the winner of the 2018 OLTCA PSW Leadership Award

Memories from 2018

January 25, 2019
2018 was filled with so many magical moments. Enjoy this video filled with our favourite memories.

A year in photos at Island View

December 17, 2018

Take a look at some of the fun things that went on at Island View Retirement Residence this year.

Baking up traditions at Kensington Place

December 10, 2018
Each month, residents at Kensington Place take the time to enjoy the cultural tradition of baking challah bread.

A Christmas card for her

December 3, 2018
Despite his overwhelming talent, “Are you joking? No,” was Silvano’s response when asked if he’d ever been to art school. So how did he develop his talent? The answer will surprise you.

The D-Day Survivor

November 11, 2018
During the D-Day invasions, The Queen’s Own Rifles suffered more casualties than any other battalion, but as Ivor always says, “Once in the Queen’s Own, Always in the Queen’s Own.” 

A Prisoner of War

November 10, 2018
As a prisoner of war in a Nazi concentration camp, when Vitaliano heard the Americans were coming he managed to escape. How did he survive? Read on and find out!

One of the lucky ones

November 9, 2018
As WWII raged on in Russia, the blistering winter cold proved to be as formidable an enemy as the Nazis.

A woman in the Royal British Air Force

November 8, 2018
100-year-old Winnifred Grant looks back on her time in the Royal British Air Force during WWII.

After the surrender

November 7, 2018
After Italy’s surrender, Armando and his fellow soldiers found themselves at the mercy of Nazi Germany.

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