Weenen General Contracting

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Originally published in the Fall 2011 edition of the Parliament Street News. The Victorians may have kept their table legs covered, but when it came to expressing themselves in architecture and buildings they were all about showing off. Queen Anne and Empire style edifices, mansard roofs, all sorts of gables, extravagantly woodworked porches, you name […]

The History of Parliament Street

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Originally contributed to our original issue of the Parliament Street news by Nora Ottaway, On behalf of the Cabbagetown Regent Park Musem. Named after legislative buildings later burned to the ground by invading American forces, Parliament Street has been the setting of excitement, growth, and change for more than 200 years. Shaped by a combination […]

Parliament Street News – Spring Edition

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After much consideration, we have decided to postpone our Spring 2020 issue until further notice.   In these uncertain times, things are changing daily!  To ensure the safety of our loyal readers and our advertisers we feel it is necessary to halt production and distribution at this critical self-isolation time.   As most of you […]

New decade, New year…

Contributed by Sarah Cook- Publisher.  New goals and adventures, and new opportunities!   Do you make “New Years resolutions”? Do you keep your new pledges to yourself? Or do you tell all your close friends and family? Personally, I don’t make “New Years” declarations, instead, I make “New Season Goals”. Every “Spring” – and for […]

Embrace Change in the New Decade!

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. If your home could speak, what would it say? How about: “I want to stay flexible to explore my potential!”   According to Cabbagetown-based architect Monica Kuhn, who has partnered with Weenen General Contracting Limited on numerous projects, design layouts that allow for families to grow and change with minimal physical […]

Long Term Disability (LTD) Benefit Insurance Claim Denied?

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Contributed by Tony Lafazanis. Disability insurance is meant to provide peace of mind. Any disability – physical and/or psychological – that restricts you from performing the essential tasks of your employment may entitle you to disability benefits. There may be disagreement with the insurance company on your ability to return to work or the extent […]

Podcasting- Part 2

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Contributed by Duncan Fremlin, Broker. In the last issue of PSN, I wrote about podcasting and the impact it is having on terrestrial radio.   I read recently that some of you haven’t explored this world yet.  What are you waiting for?   Parliament Street News is a special publication.  It enables each of us to […]

CIBO ITALIANO – YOU’VE GOT TO TRY THEM ALL!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook- Publisher editor writer food critic wife mother textile artist extraordinaire!  With so many great Italian restaurants in and around Cabbagetown these days, the question is – which one is the best? I believe that they all have something very distinctive and unique to offer!   F’AMELIA   is top on our list […]

2nd annual Mingle at F’Amelia

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Contributed by Winchester parent and event coordinator Jennifer Torres. This year’s Mingle with F’Amelia Fundraiser was a wonderful evening of delicious food, exquisite wines, laughter and show stopping raffle prizes.   It was well worth the trek through frigid temperatures and snowy sidewalks to warm yourself amongst your fellow Cabbagetowners, Winchester School parents and teachers […]