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Cabbagetown Cares

A unique partnership between the Cabbagetown BIA, Dixon Hall and St. Luke’s United Church Contributed by Rick Matthews, Executive Director of the Cabbagetown BIA The […]

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THR NEW PARLIAMENT STREET NEWS. PSN

In January, I got a call from Michael Hepburn of Hepburn Landscaping. He was calling to get my address. We chatted and told him (during […]

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MOTHERS OF INVENTION

Amid a pandemic, these women entrepreneurs are patiently watching the first shipment of product literally crossing the ocean for delivery in Canada. The VOOMCART is […]

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GETTING TO KNOW YOU

Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Norman Hathaway and we’re proud to contribute this regular […]

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Disability Legal Opinion

How Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and COVID-19 Pandemic Could Lead to a Short Term Disability (STD) or Long Term Disability (LTD) Claim Every year, people […]

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Some Cabbagetown Favourites

Cabbagetown’s an excellent place for walks that take in an array of architecture with countless special homes and fascinating details! Presenting a few of our […]

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Combatting THE Opioid Crisis

Heart 2 Heart First Aid & CPR Helps Combat Toronto’s Opioid Crisis Contributed by Nick Rondinelli.     Heart 2 Heart First Aid & CPR Services Inc. […]

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WRITE IN

Contributed by Shirin Tobie-Paul. I brought my children to their weekly chess game at the Evelyn Gregory Library where I found a page about a […]

OPINION – Change is in the Air

Change is in the Air, and  a growing number of traditionally not involved residents are getting active. Contributed by K Fisher There has never been […]

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YSM Double Take: A Season of Growth

Written by Ainsley Boyd. Sharon has lived in Regent Park for over thirteen years and remembers visiting Double Take while working as a costume designer. […]

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Amazing place for our family!

The process of finding childcare is daunting for new parents, especially in Toronto. You start thinking about the needs of your future toddler when they […]

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2021 PSN Content Schedule

It is our 11th year and we are taking it to the PSN to the next level. Our new “city Style” saddle-stitched magazine is going […]

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Azalyne’s highly anticipated single “E-GIRL”

Toronto, ON –  drops January 29th.  Fans of the multi-talented 13-year-old Pop artist will be able to purchase the single on all platforms. “E-GIRL” follows the hugely successful “You Are Mighty” […]

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First Parliament

Some interesting developments on The First Parliament site is located in downtown Toronto at the intersection of Front and Parliament Streets. It is a full […]

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Cabbagetown BIA Partners with local designers

CABBAGETOWN BIA Partners with local designers to create memorable holiday experience for residents and visitors. It’s no secret that many small businesses across Toronto have […]

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Cabbagetown Outdoor Gallery

Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker – ManagerHomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage — Recently, we commissioned a piece of Art by artist Christian English-Pratt.  The Art mural […]

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Double Take has all the giftables

Contributed by Sharon — YSM’s Double Take Thrift Store is here to help you get ready for the holidays! Our staff are excited to share […]

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KNOW THAT HOUSE

Contributed by  Maryam Hatam — Hugh Neilson House: This yellow brick house (295 Carlton St.), with a beautiful wooden door was built in the Gothic […]

St Anne’s Heart

Contributed by Anita Bostok — Back in the 1980s, a friend dared Carlos Carreiro to take a dance class. Up for the challenge, he went […]

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Are You a Victim of a Hit and Run?

Contributed by Tony Lafazanis – Personal Injury Lawyer — Getting in a car accident, for any driver, cyclist or pedestrian can be a nightmare. Unfortunately, […]

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GETTING TO KNOW YOU

Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Noman Hathaway and we’re proud to contribute this regular […]

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Shuter Street Pharmacy

Shuter St Pharmacy located at 290 Shuter, Corner Shuter and Parliament is now under new management. Our professional team is ready to serve the Cabbagetown […]

You’re just the right kind of wrong!

Contributed by Debjani Sinha Do you hear this background noise in your head? “You’re too loud!” “You won’t make it.” “They don’t like you.” “You […]

Create, Listen, and Experience

Jobim Novak is a 25-year-old writer and spoken word artist. He is also a mental health advocate and speaker who has been a friend of Bell Let’s Talk for the past three years. Trained as a Child and Youth Care Worker, Jobim currently works with the Toronto Writers Collective, a non-profit that provides creative writing […]

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“MISSION BONITA”

Children’s web series Premiers on youtube. Toronto, Ontario – “Mission Bonita” will make its YouTube debut at 11AM, Tuesday, August 18th.  The highly anticipated children’s web series comes from the mind and heart of creator Lisa Lallouz.  Lallouz is the author of the popular and trusted children’s book series, “Miss Bonita and Friends.  The “Mission […]

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Remembering Vickie Rennie (12 November, 1957 – 22 July, 2020)

Contributed by St. James Town Community Corner (The Corner). Vickie will be remembered for her many outstanding contributions to St. James Town. As a proud resident of this community she assumed leadership in several initiatives that supported her neighbourhood.   Vickie was a planner and organizer extraordinaire who loved her community passionately. In 1992 she […]

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Maples on Sumach?

Contributed by Randy Brown. There is an exceptional feature in Cabbagetown which mostly goes unnoticed– the chestnut trees on Sumach. This line of chestnut trees runs beside the Necropolis north from Winchester to Amelia and around the corner. Some of the trees are quite old, others planted to replace those which have died. Forestry has […]

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METAPHORICALLY TRANSFORMED

Contributed by Erdine (Dee) Hope, Toronto Writers Collective – My name is Dee Hope. That is what I am called here in the downtown core, where I grew up and worked for the past fifty years but is now a gentrified community. Currently I am a caseworker for a mental health and addiction support agency, […]

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Summer Edition of the Parliament Street News

When you live in Canada, every day is Canada Day. Like father’s day, I always joke that “every day is fathers Day kids”.  This adage is true for Canada too. Whatever you think of the local municipal, provincial or federal governments, we are all lucky to be living in Canada. So we should celebrate maybe […]

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Outdoors at Last!

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. Deck, patio, back garden, balcony – everyone with access to outdoors is making the most of the warm weather.  Now, we have a chance to feel free and normal and experience the joys of looking at and tending to plants; maybe even enjoying a drink or a meal al fresco!  It […]

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GETTING TO KNOW YOU – part 2

Contributed by Anita Bostok and Norman Hathaway. Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. Anita and Noman are proud to contribute this regular feature where you get to know the people and businesses that make Cabbagetown so special. If you’d like to be featured or would like to nominate someone please […]

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CANADA DAY MESSAGE FROM BILL MORNEAU, MP TORONTO CENTRE

Happy Canada Day to everyone in Toronto Centre, and across our great country. This year more than ever, Canada Day is an important national celebration that brings us together, even if it is done virtually. Canadians from coast to coast to coast are invited to take part in an array of virtual festivities and express […]

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COVID-19: Elder Care Concerns During The Pandemic

Contributed by Tony Lafazanis – Personal Injury Lawyer. As we progress through the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the key messages has been that the elderly and those with underlying health conditions are at the most risk. Our seniors in Ontario nursing homes and extended care facilities have been ravaged by this virus.  With a primary […]

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Summer in Cabbagetown

Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker – Manager – HomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage. I love Cabbagetown in the summer. It’s a beautiful and family friendly neighbourhood with delightful surprises at every turn.  I love that in five minutes flat I can be transported to the bucolic settings of Riverdale Farm.  But, most of all, I love […]

The heroic work of personal support workers

Contributed By Kathy Flaxman. Jaime Robles has been tested twice for COVID-19: results negative.   He is a true hero, working in the ICU of a major Toronto Hospital where his day includes helping nurses change patients’ positions, changing diapers and cleaning dirty bums every time a patient has a BM, moving patients in and […]

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The end of cash?

Contributed by Andre Bermon, Publisher of the bridge. When was the last time you paid with money? Was it before the pandemic? Then you are not alone. It’s no surprise that societal changes caused by Covid-19 will long outlast the coronavirus. Months of lockdown measures have accelerated trends that might have otherwise taken years to […]

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The Corner during the Pandemic

Contributed by Aravind Joseph  (The Corner). The Corner is an organic community hub in SJT where residents and service providers come together seamlessly to collaborate, innovate and build community.  The Corner is governed by a Steering Committee of 8 residents and 5 service providers.  More than 20 organisations provide services at The Corner.  30% of […]

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News from the Aberdeen Avenue Residents’ Group

Contributed  by Victoria Hadden. Aberdeen Avenue Sandwich Group for Dixon Hall Celebrates Power of People Coming Together A core group of Aberdeen neighbours continues to organize weekly sandwich making donations for Dixon Hall. Members participate when they can and each contributor makes 10-15 sandwiches, and/or home-baked cookies.   Michael Guenther, a local chef who helped […]

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Ned Hanlan 1855 – 1908

Contributed from the Cabbagetown People Website – www.cabbagetownpeople.ca Champion Oarsman – Ned Hanlan His resting place can be found in the Necropolis @ Section C, Lot 40   Ned’s father, John Hanlan, was a boat builder in Kingston and then moved to Toronto where he was the first lease-holder on Toronto Island now named after […]

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