Schizophrenia Peer Support Contributed by Jordan

The first Diagnostic Specific Peer Support group/ network for people with Schizophrenia in Canada. This was the first peer support group in the country also. There was nothing like it. Yes I started it. Everyone said not it won’t work. Now it is standard practice and the industry has taken it over. No funding in […]

Juri Zurba on the e-bike experience – Owner EpRider

Electric bikes are a new and promising alternative form of urban transportation. They provide all the advantages of a regular bicycle: fun exercise, free parking, zero emissions, and freedom from gridlock, while eliminating one of the bicycle’s more serious drawbacks, lack of power. Imagine pedalling up a hill as comfortably as riding down, that’s what […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 After Summer Repair Tips for Summer Damage Hair

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Contributed by Nano, Owner of Hairspa: After spending time in the wind, sun, chlorine, (salt) water and air conditioning your hair may be dull, brassy frizzy, dry or brittle. Follow these suggestions from Hair Spa and your hair will look healthy and gorgeous again.   1. Replace lost moisture. “Hair cannot repair itself, we have […]

FIT FOOD DELIVERS: LOCAL CABBAGETOWN RESIDENT LAUNCHES

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Contributed by Pstreetnews   Jennifer Torres launches FIT FOOD DELIVERS to give families and busy professionals healthy clean meal options conveniently delivered each week. “I started because my training group loved the meals I cook and now I deliver to clients across the GTA.”   Jennifer, mom of two growing boys, has lived in Cabbagetown […]

THE SUMACH BY CHARTWELL NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN REGENT PARK

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Contributed by Carol King The opportunities for becoming part of the revitalized Regent Park community in downtown Toronto keep expanding. In June, CHARTWELL Retirement Residences (TSX: CSH.UN), Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) and The Daniels Corporation unveiled plans and broke ground for ‘The Sumach by Chartwell.’ This new 12-storey urban rental residence for active retired adults is […]

KEEPING THE GREEN IN CABBAGETOWN

Contributed by Sarah — Hardscapes replacing greenery   Walking around our lovely neighbourhood this spring with my visiting parents, they observed the growing expanse of hardspace, tragically at the expense of green space.  There were even instances of recently-built front yard parking pads where just last spring there were wonderful gardens. New parking pads have […]