Parliament St. News Holiday Edition

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Contributed by Peter Lovering — The holidays are here and they signal the end of a great year. Hopefully for you too. This is the first holiday edition of the Parliament Street News and our fifth of the year. The paper is going stronger than ever and (I say this every year) next year is […]

THE ultimate Cabbagetown gift and helping send kids to camp

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This art is for sale and there are only 7 left!! You get an incredible, beautifully framed  limited edition Cabbagetown piece by world renowned artist Steve McDonald and you help send some kids to camp. A percentage of the proceeds will go towards the Taylor Statten Camping Bursary Fund. The Bursary Fund helps send deserving […]

Deck the Doors Entranceways, Always Important, take on Festive Role during the Holiday Season!

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Contributed By Kathy Flaxman – The holiday season unleashes the designer in us all. The entranceway at this festive time lets everyone know that there may be good things inside.   Cabbagetown resident Johanne Laperrière, whose home has been almost entirely renovated by Weenen General Contracting Limited in stages over many years, embraces the concept […]

THE CYC IS UNDER GOING A REBIRTH IN CABBAGETOWN

The Cabbagetown Youth Centre (“CYC”) has undergone a rebirth with the assistance of the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, a new senior management team interested in promoting new opportunities for children and youth in the Cabbagetown, St James Town and Regent Park . With new HVAC systems, gym lighting and improved handicapped accessibility […]

time for the 3rd Annual Cabbagetown Holiday Lights contest!

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Contributed by the Cabbagetown Residents association — In what has become a popular annual tradition, it’s time to show off Cabbagetown’s houses in all of their illuminated glory. Whether the inspiration leans toward Martha Stewart or maybe the Griswold Family, show off your decorating style or nominate one of your neighbours! There are three ways […]

Give the Gift of Career Coaching – TCET

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Do you know someone who is unemployed or underemployed?  Are you trying to find a different holiday or New Year gift?   If you answered “yes” to either of these questions it might be time to stop by 595 Parliament Street and inquire about the free services that the Centre for Education and Training offers […]

Laurie Ward wintertime Shiatsu

Like many I know, I spend the better part of the winter under the weather, sometimes for consecutive weeks at a time.  Determined to boost my overall health throughout the upcoming coldest months of the year, I asked Laurie for her insights on winter wellness.   First off, what effect do the dropping temperatures have […]

Toronto’s 25th French Book Fair

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From November 29th to December 2nd, at the Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge St.), the Salon du livre de Toronto will be hosting its 25th edition. Close to one hundred publishers from Ontario, Québec, Manitoba, New Brunswick, France and Belgium will be represented. Workshops will be offered for students from kindergarten to grade 12. The […]

MWM Fish Co. on Parliament Street – How great is that

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We are super excited to announce Mark of MWM Fish Co. and his team opened yesterday with a soft launch. Stop in tonight or over the weekend to pick up fresh fish, oysters and all the prep items you need. As this is their soft launch, many more items will be added soon, so make […]