2019… “People Doing Great Things!”

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Publisher. As I sit, bundled up in my nice warm office / Livingroom contemplating my topic for our first 2019- ‘Winter issue’- it hit me like the freezing air on my face, when (or if) I ever leave my cozy abode. Every year, even after living here in Cabbagetown for […]

Planning our community’s future needs you!

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Contributed by Andre Bermon. Crowds gathered at the historical St. Lawrence Hall on Thursday, January 31, to participate in the launch of the King-Parliament Secondary Plan Review. Curious residents braved the cold to find out how the future may unfold in their communities across the downtown east; from the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood and Moss Park […]

Contractors get hungry… and Cabbagetown Restaurants are Ready to serve

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. After a morning of running from job to job, making sure materials are on site, that measurements are correct and every carpenter has instructions, Joe Rozman of Weenen General Contracting Limited is hungry! Fortunately for Joe and his team, Cabbagetown, along with its reputation for wonderful homes and architecture, is known […]

CPA is looking for homes for TOUR and TEAS!

Contributed by Helen Coltrinari. Save the date: Sunday, September 15th for the Cabbagetown Preservation Association Tour of Homes. CPA needs a huge team of volunteers and house captains for a successful tour. BUT, before then, we are looking for homes.   Would you like to open your home for this fund-raising event? If you are […]

Should We Stay or Should We Go…To Leave Toronto Or Stay?

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin. People like to move, often for unnecessary reasons.  Maybe a family doesn’t really have to move but personal circumstances, often financial, dictate that this option should be seriously considered.  I encounter this in my business dealings with homeowners looking to leave the hustle and bustle of Toronto.  It’s a fairly common […]

The Perfect Example of People Doing Great Things!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook and Jennifer Torres. Todd Vesby, proprietor of F’Amelia Restaurant, put together a splendid evening in support of Winchester Jr. Sr. Public School on Monday January 21, 2019. Numerous parents, teachers and community members came together for a great cause.  They shared a glass of wine and some of F’Amelia’s best menu […]

Sherbourne & Dundas Safety Survey

Toronto Police (51 Division) released the summary of results from their “Dundas Street East and Sherbourne Street Area Safety Survey”. The results are telling: 1,097 Surveys Completed Most people who completed the survey said they do not feel safe at any time of the day or night in the Dundas and Sherbourne Street area. Just […]

What happened at the Necropolis?

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Frederick Peters, Ph.D., Research Fellow, City Institute at York University. The Necropolis is subject to mortality as we all are. On today’s frigid winter visit, it’s fencing sports aloft one glove, one mitt, separated by kind and 150 metres: waiting for reunion with its rightful owner- someone did a great thing!   On the south-west […]

WHEN FIRING, BE KIND OR BEWARE

Contributed by Albert S. Frank – Lawyer. An employer can terminate an employee at any time. But if there was no “just cause” for termination then the employer owes money compensation to the employee. That compensation is called “damages.”   The damages are mainly to cover lost earnings during the time it would likely take […]

Pride in our Neighbourhood

Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker. Wanting to belong to something bigger than ourselves is a universal human feeling. When we feel we belong we are happier, healthier, and more likely to want to share the wealth by improving our community. In Cabbagetown we belong to an amazing neighbourhood which offers many opportunities to bring people […]