Learn How to Play Aussie Rules Football!

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Join the High Park Demons and Learn How to Play Aussie Rules Football! Pre-season training is in full swing for the High Park Demons Australian Football Club. What’s next on the agenda? Spring recruitment! The club will be hosting a recruitment day on March 5th from 3:30-5:00p.m. in the dome at Monarch Park Stadium (Coxwell […]

Rev. Jan Rothenburger

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Rev. Jan Rothenburger does work few people would relish. And she loves it.   Contributed by the Yonge Street Mission   As the Community Outreach Pastor at The Yonge Street Mission, she spends her days supporting homeless women and sex workers. Some of these women are in jail, where she attends five or six times […]

CAFE SOLAR

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Contributed by Derek.  Cafe Solar® is our pride and joy here at Merchants of Green Coffee. It’s a delicious single-origin, Honduran coffee; the product of an innovative new coffee program we’ve been developing for the past two decades. This coffee is so special to us that we’ve given it its own website. Purchase some online, […]

Thinking about tree protection in Toronto

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Contributed by Tara Bobie, Acting Program Standards & Development Officer Tree Protection & Plan Review, Urban Forestry, City of Toronto It’s finally spring! The warm weather has arrived and leaves are starting to appear on trees. We can put our winter coats away and start turning our minds to outdoor activities. Spring is also the […]

Area Residents surprised by recent plans for Sherbourne Health Center

Contributed by Cabbagetown South Residents Assossciation Area residents were surprised to learn that Sherbourne Health has leased two floors of their building at 333 Sherbourne Street to St Michaels hospital to house a residential drug and alcohol withdrawal program.  The program currently runs out of two locations one at the Maxwell Meighan men’s hostel and […]

Ask Dr. Liz about Running

Contributed by Dr.Liz Mingay, Naturopath   Learn the do’s and don’ts to improving running performance. Running is a cyclic sport, meaning the same motions are repeated over and over again. This means the same muscle groups are working with each step and the same muscle groups are NOT working with each step. Over time muscle […]

Why I run?

By Lindsay Dixon   I got the running bug from my parents who started running in the 1970’s, a time when it was still a rare sight to see your neighbour lace up a pair of sneakers.   Like most runners, I started with short distances, but gradually, I found myself attracted to the mental […]

Ride the Ravines

Ride the Ravines is a fun challenge for recreational riders and a chance for all cyclists to experience Toronto’s ravines like never before. You can sign up as an individual or a team and collect pledges for a chance to win amazing prizes! Can’t make the Ride? Pledge a rider instead! On the morning of […]

EP rider – 5 Tips for Lithium E-Bike Battery Care

Electric bicycles are an increasingly common sight in Toronto. Once you have bought your e-bike, it is crucial that you take the necessary steps to ensure that it continues to run at its optimum level, and few aspects of an e-bike are more important than its battery. Below we have outlined the top 5 lithium […]