Men’s Sheds are modern, shared versions of the home workshops that have long been part of the Canadian way of life. The Canadian Men’s Sheds Association is a peer-run group that aims to build relationships between Canadian sheds, help new ones get started, and raise awareness about the friendly, inclusive, and creative spaces that sheds can offer. Want to learn more? Contact Us or visit About Sheds.
CBC looks at how Mens Sheds is combating suicide posted October 27 2020
A recent episode of CBC The Current looks at men’s suicide, especially in rural areas of Canada. Interviewed are a number of Men Shed members from Parkland Men Shed in Dauphin, Manitoba. Where to get help: Canada Suicide Prevention Service: 1-833-456-4566 (Phone) | 45645 (Text) | crisisservicescanada.ca (Chat) In Quebec (French): Association québécoise de prévention du suicide: 1-866-APPELLE (1-866-277-3553) Kids…Read full article
Sheds Sans Frontières Launches posted May 29 2020
Check out this new initiative! “Sheds Sans Frontières” (Sheds Without Frontiers) Is a Global community intended to unite #MensShed & #Shed groups around our planet post Covid-19 2020! The Idea is to share important, positive & helpful information to help and inform all!Read full article
Most creative community support yet? A sneak preview. posted November 5 2019
When their Senior’s Active Living Centre asked for help in fundraising for their many programs and services, the men at Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Men’s Shed pulled out all the stops. Their members posed for the December 2020 photo of the centre’s fundraising calendar. But this was no typical photo shoot! “It was a FUN event…Read full article