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Recognition

Village Mosaic receives Gem of the Lakeshore award

For the fifth year in a row, Village Mosaic has been awarded a certificate of nomination as a GEM of the Lakeshore in Etobicoke. This year, this Fontbonne Ministries program was one of 16 organizations who won an engraved crystal shield for being voted the best in their category. Our award was “Best in Culture & Recreation” in south Etobicoke.

Best of Canada: 12 projects nab nation's top architectural prize

Building Design + Construction Network The Canada Council for the Arts and RAIC | Architecture Canada announced the recipients of the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture.
 
The awards celebrate outstanding design in recently completed projects by Canadian architects.
 
The winning buildings reflect excellence in sustainable design, innovation, and compatibility with the landscape. 

Sister Monica Downey: Celebrating her 75th Jubilee

The Sisters who taught me were the main influence on my decision to enter the Congregation
 
I grew-up in a small railway town, Nakina, in northern Ontario. It means “land of many waters.” My father was a railway man. In high school, I went to St. Joseph’s Boarding School on Wellesley Street in Toronto and loved every minute of it. That wasn’t the case for some of my friends but I have always liked order and routine.

Sisters’ Residence Receives Design Award

On May 13, Shim-Sutcliffe Architects Inc. will receive the 2014 Governor General’s Medal in Architecture for their design of the Residence for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto at 2 O’Connor Drive. This award will be presented during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.
 
Recipients of this award are chosen by a peer assessment committee. Their comments on the Sisters’ Residence are as follows: "This project shines for the care that was brought in creating a loving environment for the elderly.

New book commemorates century of caring at Comox hospital

Comix Valley Record, November 4, 2013 — St. Joseph's General Hospital launched its new commemorative book Friday, celebrating 100 years of service to the Comox Valley.

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