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 […]

First Canadian story on assisted suicide

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For the first time in Canada, a book tells the story of a person who chose to die with dignity. The author, Paul-François Sylvestre, lives near Parliament Street and his book is entitled Ma jumelle m’a quitté dans la dignité (My Twin Left Me with Dignity). The publisher (Éditions du GREF) is based at Glendon […]

Mouthwatering kitchens

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman It’s fall, and those of us who bake are ready to roll. Mouthwatering kitchens are a feature of any beautiful home and Weenen General Contracting Limited clients have every type in the spectrum, allowing for every taste and preference. Often today the style is contemporary and sleek. Shannon Soro, an interior […]

CABBAGETOWN FESTIVAL 40TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

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Join us September 10 & 11 at one of the longest running street festivals in Toronto TORONTO, August 25, 2016 – The Cabbagetown Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary this September. Don’t miss the great free events taking place September 10 and 11 on Parliament Street from Wellesley south to Gerrard, and Carlton Street from […]

Cabbagetown Carpentry: Preserving History One Home at a Time

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Contributed by J. Wright. You likely recognize Cabbagetown Carpentry signs from the lawns of many beautiful Cabbagetown homes.  Johnny Pearl, carpenter, musician and contractor, has renovated and restored hundreds of our Victorian era houses over the years.   21 years ago Johnny moved to Cabbagetown from a cabin on Moira Lake where the winters where […]

Cabbagetown Blooms During Yearly Festival

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Contributed By Kathy Flaxman. When Cabbagetown opens up its heart to the whole city, it’s a special, very exciting time.  The Cabbagetown Festival, this year celebrated on the weekend of September 10th, is truly a blast, boasting streets bursting with music, pop up shopping, plays and playlets and street food so tasty that no one […]

Regent Park Reflections

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxmann In mid May this year independent producer Jenn Mason enjoyed a cappuccino and shared a blueberry muffin at the Paintbox Café in downtown Toronto.  It’s a busy spot and there was a small line up for the menu, featuring some organic and gluten free treats.  Jenn was joining writer/director Gabrielle Zilkha […]