Meredith Cartwright

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Meredith Cartwright is an accomplished human rights lawyer, businesswoman and advocate for Toronto Centre. Meredith earned her law degree from Queen’s University and holds a Master’s degree from Harvard University. She has taught university-level courses at the University of Toronto and currently teaches at OCAD University. Meredith is a strong advocate for women’s and children’s rights […]

David Morris

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David Morris believes real, progressive change starts with opportunity, connection, and community. A belief in community underscores everything David does. David understands Toronto Centre’s biggest challenges. As a long-time public servant and resident of Toronto Centre, David has worked to improve access to quality health care, the availability of healthy food for everyone, and to […]

Laurie Ward on optimizing summer health

Laurie is a Toronto-based Shiatsu Therapist offering treatments downtown, and house calls in Cabbagetown. Get more info and connect at laurieward.ca Q + A Summer Edition With summertime around the corner, Laurie explains why the season and traditional Chinese medicine are connected – and how we all stand to elevate our health by turning to […]

The Cabbagetown Youth Centre

Contributed by Sharmini Fernando Candidate The Cabbagetown youth Centre has provided free or close to free recreation, pre-school, summer camp, after-school and youth focused programs for over two decades, and we are looking forward to continuing to build upon this history of community service.   I am delighted to join a team of highly and […]

HIIT up your next work out at the CYC!

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HIIT with Heather – by Rob Vellone Have you tried Cabbagetown Youth Centre’s newest fitness class on Friday’s from 6-7pm?   HIIT with Heather loosely follows a ‘High Intensity Interval Training’ format to get your fitness to the next level. “Walking into the CYC gym, I am brought back to my childhood school gym classes, […]

Induction into The Ontario Boxing Hall of Fame and Surprise Party

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Contributed by Jennifer Doiron Johnny Kalbhenn was left almost speechless, as everyone knows that never happens! His fiancée Jennifer with the help of the amazing community came together at the Cabbagetown Boxing Club Friday May 4th to throw him a surprise party.  We would like to thank the following businesses for their generous contributions to […]

Are they really listening?!

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Contributed by Jennifer Shearer The way we talk about our bodies can have an affect on the little humans in our lives…!   The journey to self acceptance is a long one, which can lead to a lifetime for some. It is hard, I get it. What can be even harder for parents is teaching […]

2018 Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival – Thank You!!!

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Forsythia Photo & article contributed by Shawna Pereira With open arms and yellow frocks residents from Cabbagetown, Regent Park and St. Jamestown came together to welcome spring in style. The 47th Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival is an annual tradition put on by the Cabbagetown Residents Association (CRA). Free to attend, the festival is run 100% by […]

Parliament Street News in 2018

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Written by Duncan Fremlin, Broker. In 2011, I was invited to join the first Cabbagetown chapter of Business Networking International.  I didn’t know it at the time but this weekly breakfast with 20 successful neighbourhood entrepreneurs would forge friendships and business relationships that continue to enrich me today.   One such friendship is with local […]