THE Best Of Cabbagetown – Contributed by the Cabbagetown BIA

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The Cabbagetown BIA Member’s Annual General Meeting & Chairman’s Awards were held Wednesday November 8th at the famous Cabbagetown Boxing Club. The evening was a fun social gathering for members with catering from Daniel et Daniel and complimentary beverages, a boxing demonstration and live jazz band. The BIA asked the public for Chairman’s award nominations […]

Holiday Edition Just around the corner

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The holiday edition of the Parliament Street News is fast approaching. This is our 5th and last edition of the year and will be out before the silly season. If you are part of an organisation or association and would like to thank the community, or let them know about a fundraiser please write an […]

How do you select your executor

Contibuted by Edvard Ryder. Who do you trust with your life? Is it your spouse, a sibling or your best friend? Is this the person you’d trust to carry out your wishes when you die? That’s what an executor is – a person or company named in your will to carry out or “execute your […]

Cabbagetown Boxing Club Brings Home Championship Belts

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This past July, the Cabbagetown Boxing Club had the privilege and honor of sending a team down to Independence Missouri for the 17th Annual Ringside Championships. With over 1500 boxers competing from countries all over the world, the tournament provided some valuable experience for the boxers. Lead by Coach John Kalbhenn, the Cabbagetown boxers competing […]

A Home to Enjoy Indoors and Out

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. There’s a special experience early risers can enjoy – a coffee outdoors on the deck right after sunrise. One member of a young professional Cabbagetown couple, clients of Weenen General Contracting, had their back garden transformed last summer and singled out this early morning bliss as a favourite aspect of the […]

The Great Peony Caper

Cabbagetown native, Kimberley Ezeard, explores her experiences in selling and buying Cabbagetown real estate   We Cabbagetown gardeners are a devoted, creative and proud group. We’re motivated by the love of the work and the results of our efforts, so it’s easy to be offended and outraged when someone comes along and deliberately lopes off […]

The Canada Day Issue

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So this is the Canada Day edition. Thanks as usual to all of our advertisers and contributors. Our newest advertisers are Momentum Montessori, Berkley House Coaching and Treetop Dental. Just more proof that businesses read the paper and want to reach the community. Shoot this is only the 27th issue.   As for contributors, we […]

Canada 150 by Duncan Fremlin

This year, being Canada’s 150th Anniversary as a country, will trigger many comparisons with the last national party we enjoyed in 1967.  In some respects, Canada is profoundly different today.  For many, the Charter of Rights & Freedoms was the beginning of Canada as a nation.   Perhaps that should be the date we honour.  In […]