The foundation for Baba Yaga Place Toronto will be based on the following principles, which are consistent with the model from France:
Governance: A self-managed model where key decisions are made by the residents themselves;
Feminism: Commitment to equality, equity, and social justice, with a particular focus on the empowerment of women;
Interdependence : Respect for each other’s personal autonomy and privacy, while supporting each other;
Community engagement: Involvement with the political, social, and cultural life of the broader community; and
Environmental responsibility: Commitment to environmental sustainability and environmental justice.