Cabbagetown Boxer – Kemal Tejeda Going to the Canadian Nationals

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On March 23rd, a chilly Spring evening in Cabbagetown, our cherished Cabbagetown Boxing Gym hosted a very successful Fundraiser for 20-year-old, veteran boxer Kemel Tejeda. With 7 years of hard training ‘under his belt’, 17 fights and 12 wins- he is a true ‘Golden Gloves Champion’! “Kemel is blessed at being a big guy with […]

#ThinkSpring

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Contributed by Shawna King Pereira. A true sign that spring has arrived in Cabbagetown is the blooming of our beloved yellow forsythia flower.   Not only do the blooms colour our neighbourhood after a long grey winter, they signify that the annual Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival is right around the corner. The 48th Annual Cabbagetown Forsythia […]

CRC HIRES YOUTH

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Contributed by Blake Keidan. Not being able to afford food on the table or a roof over your head is a stress that no Canadian should have to suffer. While there is a national strategy to reduce Canadian poverty by 50%, organizations like the CRC | Regent Park Community Food Centre are integral to providing […]

THE PICKY EATER PART 2

Contributed by: Letitia Mancini ~ Family Coach. Remember these key points when introducing new foods: Introduce one new food at a time. Introduce new food by associating it with favourite foods. If not tried; say nothing. Introduce new food while you are eating the same food with them. Your child is more likely to try […]

THE PICKY EATER PART 1

By: Letitia Mancini ~ Family Coach.  “What do you mean you don’t like pasta? You liked it yesterday!” Sound familiar?   No matter what a child is actually eating, parents always feel their children are not eating the enough of the right foods. Normally developing children with no medical reason to not eat will eat. […]

Cabbagetown Holiday Kickoff!

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Contributed by Lenka Gazova and Parliament St. News. The special Holiday season is upon us!  Join us in Cabbagetown- November 24th at the corner of Corner of Carlton and Parliament 12-3pm.   Our family tradition every year – as we head off to our first Christmas event! The Cabbagetown Holiday Kickoff!   Snapping thousands of […]

An interview with Nicole – Young Talented Cabbagetown Baker

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Contributed by Parliament Street News. Nicole is 12 years old and has helped her sister with a school project where they made and sold cupcakes as a business.  She has also created special birthday cakes, cupcakes and treats for family and friend’s special occasions and continually inspires others to bake as well. How old were […]

Teaching our kids about balance…

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Contributed by Jennifer Shearer. Fall is such a wonderful time a year. Food begins to shift from light and leafy to warm and hearty. October shows up, kids get excited for Halloween and parents begin to dread all the candy.   I’ve gone back and forth over the years on how much or how little […]

How do we help our children grow their self-confidence?

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Contributed by Jennifer Shearer. How well do we actually know our kids? With summer coming to a close and kids getting ready to return to school, there will be many emotions going on in their sweet little minds. This is a wonderful time to start planting the self-confidence seeds with your children and here are […]

Cabbagetown Youth Center- ‘STUCK’ Performing Arts Camp

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Contributed by The Parliament Street News. Under the direction and mentorship of Monique Cain, the Cabbagetown Youth Centre’s Performing Arts Camp put on a stellar showcase production yet again.   On August 16, 2018, A multimedia dance, video, and acting package that showcased the talent of children living in the St. Jamestown, Cabbagetown neighbourhoods. “STUCK! […]