‘Tis the season for giving, and this holiday season AyA chose to give back to the community by running a Toy Drive for Sick Kids.The Hospital runs a charity donation accepting new toys for the children and their families that spend the Holiday season at the facility. Although filled with incredible care and people, numerous [...]
On Monday October 1st, a small, usually quiet, street in Toronto, was bustling with neighbours and supporters who gathered to celebrate and welcome the newest homeowners to the community.
Lorena and Bryan Sinato had been living in a 6th floor apartment unit in a building experiencing numerous elevator issues.; this created a struggle for Bryan who [...]
Saturday night the city came alive for Nuit Blanche. It was my first time attending after many failed attempts previous years. The night featured art installations throughout the city of Toronto and gave a great insight into the direction which Canadian Contemporary art is heading.
We didn’t really have a detailed plan [...]
On Saturday September 8 YTGA (Youth Troopers for Global Awareness) held a fundraiser at the ‘New to Be’ Studio 89 Fair Trade and Artademic center Café for youth – by youth at 1065 Canadian Place, Unit 104 in Mississauga (Eglinton/Tomken).
YGTA is launching a social enterprise. What is a social enterprise, it is essentially a business [...]
Continuing our tradition, AyA’s management team recently went up to the beautiful French River for their 6th annual Manager’s Weekend.
The weekend is the perfect time for management to get better acquainted with each other and of course includes the much anticipated event of a team building challenge. The challenge differs ever year, and consists of [...]
Earth Day Canada is a national environmental charity that was founded in 1990, educating Canadians on conserving and re-using materials to improve our planet by reducing our carbon footprint and enhancing the quality of life on Earth. The charity is celebrated by an annual gala recognizing those that go the extra mile to make our [...]
The Youth Troopers Global Awareness group (YTGA) is a youth led Non Profit organization that gives our youth the opportunity to empower other young people for social justice displayed through art, workshops and special projects. When the YTGA approached AyA a few months back about an upcoming project they were about to launch, [...]
This past weekend, Nelson from our Marketing Department and I got the chance to attend Blog Podium ; the first and only conference series for Canadian Bloggers. You may remember from a few months ago, the lovely ladies behind Blog Podium; Lindsey of Little House Blog and Jennifer of Rambling Renovators, teamed up with AyA [...]
Sunday May 13th marks the day of appreciation for Mother’s and we encourage you to get out and spend time with your mom to show her how much you care. While flowers are always appreciated, there is nothing worth more than memories you build and share together, so this year aim to do something with [...]