PSN Giving Guide

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The first Parliament Street Giving Guide. The goal of this issue was to promote a few local charities, and then it turned into a giving guide. Then it became how many registered charities are there in the M5A and M4X postal code (Parliament Street)? We got the answer from the helpful people at Canada Helps: […]

Arto Yuzbasiyan

Arto Yuzbasiyan Lane in Cabbagetown, Toronto 1980, oil on board 12in x 16 in

Arto Yuzbasiyan was born in 1948 in Istanbul, Turkey to a talented, pianist mother and a father who was a textile manufacturer. Though he did not play a musical instrument like much of his mother’s family, he was interested in drawing and painting. At the age of eight, he began taking lessons from a religious […]

Hello Holiday Readers!

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The challenge with using Canada Post for the delivery of the paper is that you need to set deadlines well in advance of the date. This issue started with the best intentions. We were going to do some fun winter farm stuff. As it turns out, there are remarkably few good images, winter images from […]

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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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 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 get in touch. […]

Green Thumbs Growing Kids

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Green Thumbs Growing Kids (GTGK) is a local charity actively creating and managing school gardens in this community in order to connect children to food and their environment. Gardens at Sprucecourt Jr. PS, Winchester Jr. & Sr. PS and Rose Avenue PS are managed by Green Thumbs. We also support gardening projects at Nelson Mandela […]

Cabbagetown Massage Therapy is Moving

Parliament Street News – Buisness Bio We at Cabbagetown Massage Therapy would like to share our continued appreciation to the Cabbagetown community and are thankful for the ongoing support from our loyal clients.It is our continued goal and mission to provide the highest quality Registered Massage Therapy to all our clients and the community. We […]

Support BGC Toronto Kiwanis’ 2021 Holiday Hamper Program!

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Want to give back this holiday season? Support BGC Toronto Kiwanis’ members and families through our Holiday Hamper Program. We’re accepting donors until mid-December! Learn all about our Hamper Program below. For more than 15 years, BGC Toronto Kiwanis has been providing holiday support to its members and their families in need with the assistance […]

How is it this place has been hiding in plain sight?

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Since last winter, during the depths of lockdown, I’ve been trying to coax readers outside to enjoy unexpected sights – public art located mere blocks from Cabbagetown. Now that temperatures are coming down once more it’s time to take advantage of re-opened galleries … as this Gentle Treasure Hunt series continues. Let’s start westward from […]