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  1. 21 March 2023
    Lesley Davidson becomes first woman to lead the 170-year-old charityToronto – March 21, 2023 – Today, YMCA of Greater Toronto Board Chair, John MacIntyre, is pleased to announce Lesley Davidson as the new President & CEO, effective July 8, 2023. She will also be assuming the role of... read more
  2. 13 March 2023
    Medhat Mahdy dedicated his almost 50-year YMCA career to boosting well-being in the GTAToronto – March 13, 2023 – Today, the YMCA of Greater Toronto officially announced the retirement of President & CEO, Medhat Mahdy, effective Friday, July 7, 2023. Medhat has spent almost 50 years with... read more
  3. 01 March 2023
    Funding supports the expansion of YMCA mental wellness programsToronto – March 1, 2023 – Member of Parliament Julie Dzerowicz, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, announced nearly $165,000 of direct... read more
  4. 23 February 2023
    Internal barriers – Self-doubt, fear, and worry – were a factor for more than half (63%) of people who held back on something last year, according to survey commissioned by the YToronto – February 23, 2023 – A new survey commissioned by the YMCA of Greater Toronto found that the vast... read more
  5. 24 January 2023
    Toronto – January 24, 2023 – The YMCA of Greater Toronto is thrilled to be selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2023 – the 13th year the charity has received this recognition.“Our charity prides itself on being a place for young people to reach their potential,... read more
  6. 09 December 2022
    Toronto – December 9, 2022 – The YMCA of Greater Toronto is honoured to be selected as one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2023, marking the 15th year in a row that the charity has received the recognition.The YMCA of Greater Toronto offers an enriching environment where employees... read more
  7. 22 November 2022
    A lead study partner, the YMCA of Greater Toronto re-commits its efforts to boost well-being and promote equity through diverse and responsive programs and servicesAt the launch of the 2022 Toronto Social Capital Study, released by Toronto Foundation, the Environics Institute and 15 partners... read more
  8. 13 November 2022
    Medhat Mahdy, President and CEO, YMCA of Greater Toronto (left), receives highest Vaughan honour from Mayor Maurizio BevilacquaToronto – November 9, 2022 – Today, Medhat Mahdy, President and CEO at the YMCA of Greater Toronto, was presented with Vaughan’s Key to the City by Vaughan Mayor... read more
  9. 03 October 2022
    Charity’s campaign, “Obstacles”, aims to inspire people to realize their potentialToronto – October 3, 2022 – Today, the YMCA of Greater Toronto launched its latest advertising campaign, “Obstacles.” This is the charity’s second annual Shine On brand awareness campaign to connect more people... read more
  10. 19 July 2022
    State-of-the-art health and fitness centre with multi-purpose spaces will help residents in Toronto’s east end shineToronto – July 19, 2022 – The YMCA of Greater Toronto is excited to officially announce that The Steve & Sally Stavro Family YMCA will open on August 15. Starting... read more

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