Sunshine streaming through the windows will welcome you to Canterbury Place Retirement Residence, and will invoke a sense of warmth right from the start.
Enjoy chef prepared nutritious meals, blending both traditional and inventive choices, in the comfort of our elegant dining room. Canterbury Place Retirement Residence will keep you as active or relaxed as you choose, as we plan a program around your interests.
Staff at Canterbury Place Retirement Residence are second to none; you’ll never meet a more pleasing and obliging group of people in a senior living environment. Our community is ideal for individuals who enjoy the many things North York has to offer, all within walking distance. Canterbury Place Retirement Residence is a community where extraordinary luxury, comfort and security are just part of everyday retirement living. Come discover this amazing lifestyle!
With a strong background in hotel management from restaurants, housekeeping, customer service and general management, Ernest has always looked for opportunities to put a smile on the faces of his residents, guests, family members and employees. His positivity and dedication to empower his employees is felt throughout the building. He looks for every opportunity to motivate and has succeeded in creating a strong atmosphere of collaboration. His passion for the success of other serves as a motivating tool and his ability to listen patiently to his residents has given him an edge.
Services & Amenities
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Health & Wellness
Safety & Security
Health & Wellness
We take your health seriously, which is why we spend so much time making sure you live a healthy and active lifestyle. Our team of highly-skilled and empathetic health care professionals are available around the clock to ensure your immediate and future needs are met. We can manage light to palliative care in the comfort of your own suite. Let us be partners in your health care.
Provision of comprehensive health services by on-site Nurse Practitioner
Regular doctor visits
Physically connected to dental clinic, opthamalic and local pharmacy
Assistance with Activities of Daily Living
Private fully furnished respite suites
Emergency response pendant for each resident
Regular Foot Care & Hearing Clinics
At Canterbury Place, everything we do is to ensure that you have a great day, every day. That’s why we hold monthly meetings to recognize that your opinions and suggestions are valued. Our monthly calendar is a great reflection of how we act upon your ideas. Selected by the residents, our engaging activities will inspire you to participate!
Excursions: We love going on outings in our Canterbury Place van. We explore museums, tour galleries, and attend entertainment venues. We go shopping, stroll about gardens, and sightsee in nearby towns. We picnic in parks, bet at the casino, and try new cuisines.
Fitness: We know that what you do today can improve all your tomorrows and that’s why we are so committed to exercise. We offer classes 7 days a week for body, mind, and spirit: Stretch & Balance, Brain Gym, Dance Class, and Yoga to name a few.
Guest Speakers: We’re always ready to learn new things at Canterbury Place. Every month we invite invaluable guest speakers in the areas of music, art, health, education, technology, and politics!
Entertainment: Whether you enjoy live musical entertainment, new release or classic movies, comedy troupes, magic shows, or dance performances, we’ve got the events that encourage socializing and fun!
Vendors: Every month we welcome unique clothing and jewelry vendors to Canterbury Place so you can shop in the convenience of your home.
Religious Services: Various on-site non-denominational religious services are available at Canterbury Place so that you can fulfill your spiritual needs.
Safety & Security
Canterbury Place is a place you can call home. And not because it's where you wake up every morning, but because you're surrounded by peace of mind and warmth from people who genuinely care about your well-being. We believe that you should feel safe and reassured when living here. The building has state-of-the-art safety features and is uniquely situated right across the street from Police, Fire, and EMS services.
24/7 Emergency Assistance
Security door system and cameras in public areas
Regular fire safety and equipment testing
Sprinkler system and Smoke detectors
Emergency response system in every suite
Canterbury Place will energize and inspire you, whether you’re relaxing in the comfort of your suite or enjoying a game of cards with friends. Experience our chef’s home cooking or invite the family for your own personal summer barbeque on the terrace. Your friends will feel comfortable the moment they enter the Bar and share a cappuccino with you while watching a ballgame on the big screen. Try “Stretch and Balance” or “Morning Meditation” and after lunch, come down for “Afternoon Tea”. Or just stay home and be entertained so you can get to know your neighbours.
Sapphire Spa and Salon
Theatre and Games Room
Library and Internet Cafe
Bistro and Bar
Outdoor terraces and patios
We believe the kitchen is the heart of any home. At Canterbury Place everyone is welcomed with open arms and warm food. It's never an imposition keeping in mind the tastes and preferences of both guests and family members alike. Fussing over loved ones is the rewarding part of creating a memorable meal, as formal or informal as it may be. At Canterbury Place, the difference is our Culinary Team takes care of everything so you can enjoy your time with friends and family. We are quite literally at your service!
Dining Room Service with open seating – Lunch & Dinner
Create a living space that is distinctly your own in our 17-storey condo-like residence. Well-appointed one and two bedroom suites will take on a life of their own and reflect your personal style. All of our suites have their own private balconies or terraces. If you take pleasure in a garden, our full size terraces will win you over, or enjoy your evening cocktail from your personal wrap-around balcony, while appreciating the panoramic views of the city. No doubt a beautiful sunset almost every evening! All this, at a great price. And bring your pets too.
Elegantly appointed studios, 1 and 2 bedroom suites
We believe food is more than sustenance. Good food should be enjoyed with friends, made with fresh local ingredients, prepared from scratch by our culinary team, and served by our friendly and courteous dining staff who know your personal tastes.
Breakfast Sample Menu
Chilled juices, fresh baked muffins, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit, yogurt, breads and cheeses, hard boiled eggs.
Lunch Sample Menu
Orange almond salad with our own house dressing (as featured in the Toronto Star newspaper) or rich homemade soup, seafood Newburg crepes, mashed potatoes, lemon garlic green beans, and gourmet seasonal desserts
Dinner Sample Menu
Fresh garden salad or seasonal homemade soup, prime rib of beef, scalloped potatoes, roasted spring vegetables, and warm toffee pudding with cream for dessert
Located right in the centre of North York, the “City with Heart”, Canterbury Place is considered a Walker’s Paradise, everything you could possibly need is within your reach. Our residents walk a short six minutes to the TTC Subway and nearby parks: Canterbury Parkette, Dempsey Park and Gibson Park.
If community activity interests you, a full roster of entertainment is available at the North York Civic Centre. Enjoy the convenience of the weekly Farmer’s Market, swim at the Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre or visit the North York Central Library, Toronto Centre for the Arts and Empress Walk Cineplex. Grocery stores, shopping and restaurants are all around us. Also close to hospitals, transportation hubs and the downtown core.
Canterbury Place offers an inclusive, active community that reflects the multi-cultural make-up of our neighbourhood!