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 […]

A very big Country -

Sarah Ennor

Contributed by Sarah Ennor   While I was a little bit early for the official Canada 150 celebrations, I decided last October to take a month to cross Canada by car. I’d never done it, had some spare time on my hands, and thought a fall-time jaunt would do my spirit some good. It turned […]

The Royal Canadian Bicycle Club

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The Royal Canadian Curling Club (the Royals), hidden at the end of a narrow alley at 131 Broadview Avenue, is a gem whose storied past is known only to a few of its devoted enthusiasts. Committed to presenting its history to the public as part of its 125th Anniversary celebrations this year, the Royals has […]

Demystifying Common-Law Relationships

I often hear common-law spouses referring to each other as “husband” and “wife”, but this is a very common misnomer. While common-law spouses may have committed relationships equal to those of married couples, it is important to be aware of significant differences between the rights and obligations of married spouses and common-law spouses in the […]