FAIRY CREEK

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Contributed by Avery Florence — After introductions, the second question often asked upon arrival at Fairy Creek is “Are you arrestable?”  These questions, always asked with a smile, are your welcome package. They are your initiation to a world of resistance, community, decentralized leadership to a suffocating reality of police presence, and to the certainty of […]

Lions’ Gate Portal

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Contributed by Chris McNutt  Host of the the weekly podcast the McNuttiest Dimension. Whew! We’re finally on the other side of the Lion’s Gate Portal, and hopefully everyone made it through successfully with your DNA activated and avatar upgraded – or something like that.  All good, right? Or maybe … WTF are you even talking […]

September Edition – Parliament Street News

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I think it every edition and but I mean it this time. This is one of the best issues ever.  Thanks to all of our advertisers. They are committed to maintaining their visibility in the community. We appreciate the support, and it allows us to keep publishing and delivering via Canada Post to over 2500 […]

FTJCo Fine Jewellery’s New Address

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Since 2009, FTJCo has been Cabbagetown’s destination for fine and custom jewellery. For 12 years this stalwart of responsible and sustainable jewels has occupied 523 Parliament St, a few doors north of Jet Fuel. Back in 2006, co-founders Ryan Taylor and Robin Gambhir hoped to wholesale dual certified Fairtrade and Fairmined gold to jewellery retailers […]

Hello  Cabbagetown! 

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Contributed by Virginia Gallop, Executive Director, Cabbagetown BIA — It’s Virginia here, your new Cabbagetown BIA Executive Director. I’m excited to be here, bringing my career and lifetime experience in the arts, arts administration and event planning. As well, I’m a former Executive Assistant for a City of Toronto Councillor, so I fully understand and appreciate the […]

Allan Gardens Conservatory

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Contributed by Ed Drass in communications at Gallery Arcturus, A not-for-profit art museum on Gerrard Street East. You can reach Ed @ info@arcturus.ca  – This series is supposed to offer “Gentle” Treasure Hunts. Alas, our next stop may be a shock. If you head westward to the re-opened Allan Gardens Conservatory, prepare for surprises. First of all, […]

The Transformational Power of Being Heard

Contributed by Samantha Peck.  “A welcome reprieve from the harsh realities of life.” “A transformative experience.” “Life changing.” These are a few of the things I was told by the family caregivers who participated in expressive writing workshop sessions run by the Toronto Writers Collective. In March 2020, long-term care was rocked by the onset […]