Hello Holiday Readers!

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The challenge with using Canada Post for the delivery of the paper is that you need to set deadlines well in advance of the date. This issue started with the best intentions. We were going to do some fun winter farm stuff. As it turns out, there are remarkably few good images, winter images from the farm, especially of the Christmas Tree.

Then we also decided to add pages to facilitate our giving guide. There is a list of 281 registered charities within the M4X and M5A postal code areas. Now we have a holiday edition without much Christmas stuff because it was early November. That’s ok. We were able to get permission to use Arto Yuzbasiyan’s Laneway in Cabbagetown painting for the cover of this edition which is terrific. Old artists do not answer emails, by the way.

So that is a wrap for 2021—what a year. There are too many advertisers, contributors and supporters of the paper this year and over the last eleven years to thank. But thank you all the same.

Here is to a great 2022! If you want to chat about advertising next year or if you have dreamt about being a publisher want to buy a newspaper give me a call.

All the best.

Pete Lovering

Publisher, Parliament Street News

We obviously can’t do it

without our contributors. Thanks to  all of you. If you are reading an article please let them know you saw it, share it.

Cabbagetown BIA…3

Don Valley Art Club..pg 12
Cabbagetown Residents Association…pg 11

Kathy Flaxman… pg 8

Anita Bostok

Norm Hathaway… pg 12

Ed Drass… pg 6

Green Thumbs… pg 15

Fred Victor… pg 

Dixon Hall … pg 16

Cabbagetown People…pg 4

Rogers & Company…pg 10

John Douglas Taylor…pg 4

Arto Yuzbasiyan…pg 5

Tony Lafazanis…pg 10

Alexandra Yeboah…pg 12

BGC Toronto Kiwanis….pg 14

Lenka Gazova…pg 7

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