Excellence in Volunteerism

Ernescliffe Co-op is extremely honoured to have received the Kathleen Blinkhorn Award for excellence in volunteerism. Being recognized for our extensive work within the community makes us very proud as a non-profit co-op. Community is a big part of us here at Ernescliffe and volunteering to make it a better place for all is our…

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Garden of Distinction – 2013

Ernescliffe is proud to accept the Garden of Distinction title for a second time from the Co-op Housing Awards in 2013, held by the Co-operative Housing Federation of Toronto. Enjoy our magnificent patio garden in the photos below, taken by summer student Ryan Clermont.

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Green Award Level 1 – 2011

The Green Award level 1 recognizes co-ops who have taken that extra step to become environmentally sustainable. Ernescliffe’s efficient recycling program and composting/greenbin collection keeps the building clean while benefiting the members. Our energy efficient lights illuminate out green garden spaces where members collect to relax after a long day. We feel it is out…

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Garden of Distinction – 2011

It takes a lot of time, effort, and hands to make a garden bloom. We are so thankful to our wonderful members for working so hard to win us the Garden of Distinction award presented by the Co-operative Housing Federation of Toronto. Have a look at our patio garden through the great photos taken by…

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Green Award Level 2 – 2011

The Green Award – Level 2 is awarded to those who have gone above and beyond the basics to make their co-op environmentally sustainable. Ernescliffe’s commitment to a green future started with the replacement of all of our washers and dryers. They are now not only bigger, but quieter and energy efficient. We also collect…

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Combined Garden: Runner up – 2011

Ernescliffe prides itself on its variations of plants, flowers and patio accessories. We didn’t have enough to take home the gold this year, but to still be recognized as a runner up means a lot. Our members will work vigorously to take the prize in the future!

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Best Co-op Housing Photo

  In 1997, this photograph (right) of Ernescliffe Co-op was selected as “The Best Co-op Housing Photo” at the Annual General Meeting of the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada. Rolf Meindl, the winning photographer, is a past president and founding member of Ernescliffe Co-op. He is also a two-time winner of this award. Another of…

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