Flavours From Our Neighbours

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Flavours From Our Neighbours is a full-flavoured catering collective that is deeply rooted within the St. James Town community. Not only does the initiative help to feed the neighbourhood and generate income opportunities for residents, it also provides a strong social network for women who have recently immigrated to Canada. The collective began just over […]

STEPS Initiative keeps doing great things

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Presented with RBC Royal Bank, The STEPS Initiative is pleased to announce the launch of the I heART Main Street Art Challenge. To support our city and the culture that brings our communities together, STEPS is offering artists and Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) the opportunity to increase feelings of trust and community through DIY art installations. In […]

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. Anita and Noman are 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.   Johnny Pearl – […]

“COVID-19: A Positive Return”

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Contributed by Momentum Montessori. As many of us continue to work from home, there is a percentage of the population who have physically returned to work. Despite many uncertainties of how businesses will operate with such strict and in-depth operating criteria, we have managed to alleviate that fear and instead use it to deliver teachable […]

Yael Gottesman

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“ I knew I wanted to be a writer since I was a little girl. Diaries and journals, and stories accumulated in my room for years. Among them, a lengthy letter to the editor of the “Chicken soup for the teenage soul” series.   My plea to have my stories in the books remained unsent. […]

Your Home Office!

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. Working at home can be bliss: the freedom and flexibility to get the job done on your own terms at your own speed, without commuting and with access to a full kitchen!   Companies, from government to banks are embracing the trend as are consumers. According to Owen Robinson of Weenen […]

Anderson Ruffin Abbott 1837 – 1913

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Contributed by Cabbagetownpeople.ca. Abbott was Canada’s first black doctor graduating from the University of Toronto in 1861 at age 23.   Although born in Toronto into a wealthy family, he travelled to the United States to work as one of only eight black surgeons in the Union Army during the Civil War. Because of segregation […]

I have certain expectations

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Contributed by Duncan Fremlin. I read the obituaries every day.  They’re the only part of the newspaper I can rely on to be truthful.  I even read the obituaries in my hometown newspaper in Sault Ste. Marie,  just in case I see the name of an old high school pal.  It has happened.  Leonard Lidstone […]

The 6 Most Common Causes of Cycling Accidents

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Contributed by Tony Lafazanis – Personal Injury Lawyer. As a cyclist, you are routinely bombarded with information on your route that demands your attention. Giving some forethought to the most common traffic scenarios that give rise to cycling accidents can help you more easily spot them should they arise.  This list is not intended to […]