Alumni in the Community Spotlight: The Edible Story

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Contributed by Natalie Taylor — Toronto’s Old Town is quickly getting re-energized with new places like The Edible Story, an appetizing story from two of our Chef School graduates, Brian Cheng and Alanna Fleisher.   The Edible Story is a hybrid catering company and event space where you can host cooking classes from two trained […]

Sports are for everyone!

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman When some 7000 athletes from the Americas and the Caribbean display their skills and prowess in July and August during the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, fans will be watching in awe and wonder.  The games, at venues from Welland to Oshawa, will be an astounding display of talent […]

Otto, the Basenji

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I heard tonight about the passing of Otto, the Basenji who lives on Rose Ave (I think). I met him right after I brought my dog Zak home as a pup, 14 years ago this August, in Wellesley Park. I last saw Otto in a month ago maybe, and mentioned him when I saw a […]

Duncan Fremlin – Five Stages of Embracing Social Media

I was at a business seminar the other day and overheard a conversation about Twitter, Facebook and the social networking scene.  A gentleman in his 50’s was telling his friend that he had a Facebook account but “I’m not using it.”  His friend did not have an account and replied “I have absolutely no intention […]

The Sports Edition

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Contributed by Peter Lovering. All editions of the Parliament Street News have a theme. The theme of this edition is Sports. We don’t discriminate on what content we publish. We publish everything that is sent to us. We love getting any article and publishing it. It makes for a more interesting read. I’d love to […]

Riverside Toronto is the place to be

Riverside Toronto is the place to be on June 6th, with the dynamic duo of Riverside Eats & Beats and The Riverdale Art Walk On June 6, from 1pm-6pm, Riverside District (on Queen Street East between the DVP and Empire Ave) is hosting the annual Eats & Beats StreetFEST and Riverdale Art Walk – this […]

The PATCH Project’s PATCH It Up!

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Youth Transform Construction Site into Cultural Landmark In 2013 The STEPS Initiative made news with the World’s Tallest Mural on 200 Wellesley. This year, through their PATCH (Public Art Through Construction Hoarding) Project they launched PATCH It Up, in Regent Park. On June 7th, for the 100 Interventions in 1 Day Festival, The PATCH Project […]

The Chef’s House – Butternut Squash Soup

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Contributed by the George Brown Cooking School INGREDIENTS-QTY. PERPORTION (metric)-SPECIFICATIONS Butter-45 g Apple, granny smith-1 pc-Peeled, chopped Onion-1 pc-Peeled, chopped Potatoes-200 g-Peeled, chopped Butternut squash-600 g-Peeled, seeded and chopped Carrot-200 g-Peeled, chopped Chicken stock-1.25 lt-White Maple syrup-30 ml 35% cream-250 ml Salt & white pepper powder-To taste METHOD: Heat a stock pot over medium to […]

Adversity, Resilience, Prosperity

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Contributed by Gilles Huot The Cabbagetown Preservation Association (CPA) has recently published a beautifully illustrated book entitled Adversity, Resilience, Prosperity: The Odyssey of a Canadian Inner City Neighbourhood. Cabbagetown 1941-2011. The book is produced by the CPA Cabbagetown People team on the social tapestry of Cabbagetown neighbourhoods. The book focuses on the most volatile changes which […]