2017 Official Year In Review

2017 was an epic and exciting year with the continued work on the expansion into the new location at 42 Carden Street in Downtown Guelph.

Land Acknowledgement

We would like to recognize that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Chonnonton, Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabeg, Wendat and Metis, and more recently the territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.

In particular we would like to express gratitude for the way finding support and tracks provided by adherents to the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant for peaceably sharing Glory Land with freedom seeking slaves of the Underground Railroad.

In the spirit of the generosity of solidarity of all the people we will undertake the responsibility to put things right.

4th Floor Community Classroom, January 11, 2017.

Official documents capturing the 2017 Year in Review include:

February 2017. Even a construction site can host ART.

Elevator Project May 2017. Jam packed at the old space.

THE single most expensive days in 10C history. Scaffolding for rooftop work.


Endless scaffolding on the rooftop.

This is how we engaged you with community bonds. One at a time.

This is what relentless doubt and life-altering fear looks like.

The cause of doubt and fear. Overwhelming construction costs.
Community enthusiasm bolstered these challenges.

Ahh, Joy Sammy, out everywhere engaging and connecting with literally everyone.

Move out day July 2017. The soul of 10C travelled with us to 42 Carden Street.

Volunteer work crew in Summer 2017

September 2017! We have moved into the main floor and are UP and open for community.

That first wall painted. So exciting!

September 2017, for a downtown tour, Walkthrough Wednesday.

We toured our neighbour’s new place too. In 2018, we helped activate their outdoor greenspace with urban agriculture!

Fall 2017 Member, Investor, Volunteer appreciation event.

December 2017. Social Finance event drawing people across Ontario

The Acker’s family had nearly 100 years of history at this location. From epic to epic.

This is what a work day in community can look like.

October 21, 2017 – Member, Investor and Volunteer Thank You Event
What a year it was. We managed to get the lights on and celebrate on more than one occasion in 2017.

Fail Night, November 2017!

December 2017. Community Classroom awaiting local ash flooring.

Occupancy 1st to 3rd floor (just waiting on 4th ) December 2017.

Take stock of when and where you are. Very end of December 2017.

Our question to you. Are we on the right track? What’s next? Email to let us know!