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The CCC Promoting safe Cycling

Contributed by Chris Burke – Cabbagetown Cycling Club is a community-based group of advocates, racers, enthusiasts and commuters. Our mandate is to promote safe cycling […]

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Cabbagetown Costume Drive

What to do with previously worn Halloween costumes? Pass them on to a great charity of course!   Please consider donating to The Second Annual […]

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Back in March, the City of Toronto passed a motion that changed the rules and of shelter housing. Those original rules were pretty simple. Must […]

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Countdown to the cold

Contributed by kathy Flaxman for Weenen General Contracting Limited – Nippy, chilly days are soft-pedaled as sweater weather. Something warm but still great looking – […]

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Annie Sloan new to Cabbagetown

Who…and what is Annie Sloan you might ask? Only “one of Britain’s most influential female designers” to quote the Telegraph UK. Nobody is better qualified […]

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Children’s Book Bank

October is shaping up to be a big month at The Children’s Book Bank! This school year, join us every PA day for a special […]

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Easy way to celebrate Halloween

Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker-Manager – HomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage   If you’re looking to be festive this Halloween, are new to your area or […]

BICYCLE ACCIDENTS

BICYCLE ACCIDENTS: The extent of injuries is not always easily apparent It is recommended that you consult a doctor about your injuries after a bicycle […]

Pumpkin Carve-A-Thon at Allen Gardens

Kids and families! Carve your very own mini-pumpkin jack-o-lantern to take home at the Friends of Allan Gardens second annual Pumpkin Carve-A-Thon! We’ll supply all […]

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Dixon Hall’s Annual Gala

Dixon Hall’s Annual Gala, “Music For Life,” Returns to Raise Funds for Music Education At Dixon Hall, we believe that access to the arts and […]

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A Community Safe Space

Kendall & Company has always been proud of their special retail spot in Cabbagetown. Their current vantage point at Winchester and Parliament has given them […]

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Cabbagetown Boxing & Dance

On the Saturday afternoon of the Cabbagetown Festival, the Cabbagetown boxing club is presenting a real live boxing exhibition. Located at the Cabbagetown Youth Centre […]

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Extra! extra! read all about it!

The Parliament street News is looking for your articles and your ads! Know of someone ‘doing great things’? Know of a small business that may […]

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40 years of Blair’s Run!

In support of the Cabbagetown Youth Centre! A 2 km jog or walk around Cabbagetown. Anyone from 2 to 70+ can do the run & […]

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Falling For Fall

Contributed by Sarah Cook – Principal Publisher.  As I write sit to write this evening, nearing the end of August, I realize that ‘sweater weather’ […]

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Toronto Heritage Survey

Contributed by Andre Bermon.  In mid-July, City Council took momentous step towards improving ways to identify heritage resources in Toronto. Known as the City-wide Heritage […]

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Alanna Cavanagh – Featured artist

Contributed by Sarah Cook . Upon meeting Alanna at her cozy artisanal condo in downtown Toronto, I immediately noticed her t-shirt with her quintessential drawing […]

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The GCR and why I love it!

Contributed by Sarah Cook.   When my husband and I bought our house, just off Parliament Street 22 years ago, we mainly bought for ‘location’, – the GCR- “Greater Cabbagetown Region” to quote Alanna Cavanagh. It’s proximity to the surrounding major highways and the fastest route possible to Pearson airport were perfect. Our little gem had […]

Hi Five For Life!

Contributed by Jody Shulgan.  HFFL- is a health and wellness program for elementary school children that ignites self discovery around how we can make small changes that affect our overall health and wellbeing for life. They strive to make a strong connection between self care, caring for others and the planet.   The program has […]

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Road Hockey- eh!

Contributed by Carly Gaston.  What could be more symbolic of Canada and summer in the city than road hockey? Once a week at the end of Amelia you will find Chris and his son Jackson, Steve and his son Henry along with a group of boys and girls battling hard for the win.  Affectionately called […]

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Walk your shop with VOOMcart

Contributed by Erin Binnie.  It seemed really stupid to be running errands in the car when we live in one of the most walkable neighbourhoods in Toronto.   But anticipating an uncomfortable, awkward, sweaty walk home with heavy items we would often default to driving.   We were two moms looking for a solution – something […]

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Autumn at the Cottage?

Contributed By Gerald Michaud.  During the warm summer months, you may have rented or visited friends at a cottage.  Have you ever considered buying your very own cottage? You’d be surprised to know that cottage ownership is well within your grasp! You will have more time relaxing, canoeing, antiquing, boating, tubing, barbecuing and laughing with […]

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The Children’s Book Bank’s 3rd Annual Book Sale

Contributed by Roxanne Deans.  The Children’s Book Bank will be back at the Cabbagetown Festival again this year, hosting its 3rd Annual Book Sale on Sat. Sept. 7 – Sun. Sept. 8. The Book Bank’s booth will set up along Parliament Street with tables and boxes filled with hundreds of amazing adult books: fiction/non-fiction/cookbooks/graphic novels […]

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You’re Invited: Come and Celebrate Dixon Hall’s New Bus for Seniors!

Contributed by: Dixon Hall.  On Thursday, September 12th from 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Dixon Hall is hosting a small celebration to officially launch our new bus! Our new bus will serve our Seniors Department, which supports seniors and adults with disabilities in the downtown east, enabling them to live independently, remain at home, and maintain community […]

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Unkown Artist on Gerrard Street

Contributed by Pete Lovering. If you have ridden your bike westbound on Gerrard you might have noticed this unknown artist installation. I have noticed many of these, 4-inch by 18-inch, panels banded to the hydro poles over the years. The full installation of the Car themed pieces are on almost every pole on Gerrard. Unfortunately, […]

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Barbara Hannigan live and personal in Toronto September 16

Barbara Hannigan, phenomenal Canadian singer, orchestra conductor and Ojai Festival artistic director, gives generously of her time to pass back to young colleagues her knowledge of the international music industry and what being a professional means.  The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA) based in Corktown, is hosting a live, up close and personal […]

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2nd Annual Cabbagetown Costume Drive

The First Annual Cabbagetown Costume Drive resulted in over THIRTY new and used costumes! Thank you to all who supported this effort. Costumes will be delivered to Nellie’s Shelter for Women and Children in time for this Halloween. To donate this year please leave your costumes on the porch at 435 Sumach St. Happy Fall! […]

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Summertime in the City! Have a great Summer!

Cabbagetown is a different place is the summer. Quieter, less vehicle traffic, but more foot and cycle traffic. The kiddos are out for summer, they’re not always looking up and or paying attention, so we need to! Speaking of Kiddos, The Kiwanis Club (see pg.5) and the Cabbagetown Youth Centre both have an amazing array […]

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Dyslexia- Do you think Differently?

My Dyslexic Journey by Frankie Kerr. Steve Jobs was Dyslexic- and so many other AMAZING people!   Imagine you are in grade school and you are the only one in the class who cannot read what is on the board. That was me a few years ago. My name is Frankie Kerr, and I am […]

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