HEART2HEART CPR HELPS REFORM CITY POLICY

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LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER HELPS REFORM TORONTO SHELTER STANDARDS AND ONTARIO’S OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT! Nick Rondinelli – Owner and CEO, Heart to Heart First Aid CPR Services Inc. nick@heart2heartcpr.com  www.heart2heartcpr.com It’s been a while since I have provided the Cabbagetown community with updates on our advocacy work and I am very pleased to share […]

Don Valley Art Club Show and Sale

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The Don Valley Art Club Spring Art Show and Sale opens Wednesday, April 27th. No longer limited to being online, the club is excited to simultaneously return to having an “in-person” show at its familiar haunt. The beautiful Papermill Gallery is part of the his-toric and restored Todmorden Mills Heritage Site, which includes a museum, […]

Pea shoots

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Pea shoots grown via online programming, 2020, when students were learning at home. We’ve been having a lot of fun running Pea Shoot programs with students, and figuring out how to scale up the program to get more microgreens into student snacks and lunches. While COVID-19 has prevented many schools from offering fresh, unpackaged foods, […]

Green Thumbs Growing Kids

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Green Thumbs Growing Kids (GTGK) is a local charity actively creating and managing school gardens in this community in order to connect children to food and their environment. Gardens at Sprucecourt Jr. PS, Winchester Jr. & Sr. PS and Rose Avenue PS are managed by Green Thumbs. We also support gardening projects at Nelson Mandela […]

Support BGC Toronto Kiwanis’ 2021 Holiday Hamper Program!

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Want to give back this holiday season? Support BGC Toronto Kiwanis’ members and families through our Holiday Hamper Program. We’re accepting donors until mid-December! Learn all about our Hamper Program below. For more than 15 years, BGC Toronto Kiwanis has been providing holiday support to its members and their families in need with the assistance […]

Necropolis Cemetery

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Contributed by Enzo Dimatteo, Originally published in Now Magazine, Cabbagetown’s Necropolis Cemetery makes a ghostly wandering ground for a treacherous time in Victorian Toronto’s history The gravestones of the more than 50,000 people buried at Necropolis Cemetery are literally everywhere – scattered in tiny vales here and there, hidden behind trees and perched precariously on […]

Trees From Seeds

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Green Thumbs has been growing urban trees from seed since 2017 has engaged thousands of school children, who have planted hundreds of successful seedlings. The species we grow most is the Kentucky Coffee Tree for its ease of germination. Its Anishaabemowin name is Biizhou-aatig, or Big Cat Tree. One theory is that the name comes […]