Forsythia Festival Thanks

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THANK YOU The organizers of the Forsythia Festival would like to thank all the volunteers and sponsors for a long overdue and great day! Financial Donors Meridian Daniel et Daniel Catering & Events The York Search Group Hepburn Landscaping HomeLife/Realty One Ltd. Weenen General Contracting Limited F’Amelia Evelyn Sommers Psychologist Sam Richardson The Epicure Shop […]

HEART2HEART CPR HELPS REFORM CITY POLICY

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LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER HELPS REFORM TORONTO SHELTER STANDARDS AND ONTARIO’S OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT! Nick Rondinelli – Owner and CEO, Heart to Heart First Aid CPR Services Inc. nick@heart2heartcpr.com  www.heart2heartcpr.com It’s been a while since I have provided the Cabbagetown community with updates on our advocacy work and I am very pleased to share […]

What Are We Planning for the Gardens

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For the last two growing seasons we have not been able to be in the gardens with the children so we are excited to be planning in person programs for the children and after what felt like the longest winter Green Thumbs is excited just to  be getting back  into the gardens, preparing them and […]

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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Local residents and Real Estate agents Norman Hathaway and Anita Bostok of bostokhathaway.com introduce us to local Cabbagetown Shop keepers is their ongoing series “Getting to Know you”. 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 […]

SPRING BECKONS

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Winter Draws to a Close, Spring beckons, the sap is running! Contributed by The Cabbagetown BIA It’s been another long, cold winter, with the odd tease of balmy weather to come. Dire and traumatic events continue to unfold in Europe and the entire world sits on pins and needles as this escalates and intensifies. The Cabbagetown […]

Thoughts from Kyiv 

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Contributed by Professor Mychailo Wynnyckyj in Kyiv. He and his family are in hiding, writing and fighting from a safe(r) house outside Kyiv – Yesterday’s bombing of the maternity hospital in Mariupol was a turning point. Too many emotions. Too much evil. So much determination. This has to be the last time! My wife and I […]

Downtown Concerned Citizens Organization Mission Statement

Contribued by www.downtownconcernedcitizens.com – The Downtown Concerned Citizens Organization (DCCO) was formed following the precipitous establishment by the City of Toronto of numerous temporary shelters. They were established without any prior consultations with residents and businesses, or disclosure regarding the repurposing of these buildings to temporary shelters. This has resulted in numerous adverse neighbourhood incidents including […]

Walter Huston 1884 – 1950

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Academy Award-winning Actor – Contributed by www.cabbagetownpeople.ca. Walter Huston was born in Toronto where his father was a building contractor. He attended Wellesley, Ryerson and Lansdowne Schools, and Winchester Public School in Cabbagetown. He later studied engineering, but he gave it up and chose acting as a career. He made his stage debut in Toronto in 1902. […]