CRC HIRES YOUTH

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Contributed by Blake Keidan. Not being able to afford food on the table or a roof over your head is a stress that no Canadian should have to suffer. While there is a national strategy to reduce Canadian poverty by 50%, organizations like the CRC | Regent Park Community Food Centre are integral to providing […]

Preparation and Patients are key for a Good Garden

Contributed by Don Moffatt. Welcome to the wonderful world of Gardening.  As a Professional Gardener for 25+ years, Don has learned many lessons.  The most important lesson is Patience…prepare your ”groundwork”!   With spring here, we’re all anxious to jump into the Garden work. Starting early can do more harm than good. Be sure the […]

It takes a village – to feed a village

Contributed by Gerald Michaud – Broker/ Manager HomeLife/ Realty One For several years now, Homelife Realty One has been volunteering in support of Nelson Mandela Park PS’ Breakfast Club Program. Our office has provided countless volunteer hours thanks to the passion and leadership shown by our very own star volunteers: Jason McGregor and Thadd Nettleton. […]

Behind the scenes

Contributed by Michael Hepburn. The forsythia blossoming the first weekend in May notes the arrival of Cabbagetowns Forsythia Festival. Traditionally marking the beginning of spring in Cabbagetown. Each year the Festival has become bigger and better.   I Michael Hepburn of Hepburn Landscaping, am proud to say that I have been a sponsor of the […]

STEAKS & CHOPS & ON-LINE ORDERING- OH MY!

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Contributed by the Pstreetnews team. Our neighbourhood butcher- St. James Steak and Chops, is prepping to make your dinner plans an ease. Need provisions for dinner tonight, or all the ingredients for your famous charcuterie board, but don’t have time to shop?  Or do just need great organic groceries delivered straight to your home?  Go […]

Cabbagetown Festival Planning is Full Steam Ahead…

Organizers of The Cabbagetown Festival at Cabbagetown BIA, are working full steam ahead with their event producers to coordinate the two-day street festival being hosted September 7th and 8th. 2019. The 2018 installment included an expanded footprint, live music, a free kids zone along Carlton Street, and lots and lots of food! While many local […]

TORONTO ARTIST KIM BENOIT- THE FRENCH COLLECTION

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Emerging artist Kim Benoit, who was selected as an artist-in-residence at the Château d’Orquevaux in France in 2018, will exhibit her France work in the exhibition “The French Collection”.   “The 2018 season received an overwhelming response from applicants all over the world and Kim’s submission stood out.” wrote Château d’Orquevaux owner Ziggy Attias. The […]

How to Make the Most of Spring

Contributed by Laurie Ward. Laurie is a Toronto-based Shiatsu Therapist offering treatments downtown. She has been part of the health and wellness community for more than 20 years. Get more info and connect at laurieward.ca.   In Traditional Chinese Medicine spring is the time of cleansing, growth, creativity and renewal. It is represented by the […]

10-33 Assist PC

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Contributed by Author Desmond P. Ryan. In our last instalment of Cabbagetown resident Desmond P. Ryan’s 10-33 Assist PC, fictional Detective Constable Mike O’Shea–a cop with a knack for working hard and following hunches–and his team were on the verge of cracking a major human trafficking ring when a cop from another team burned his […]