Making and Impact

Impact Skateboard Club

Impact Skateboard Club is a Toronto-based not-for-profit organization for children and youth, focused on inclusion and personal development through skateboarding. Programming and events are based on three pillars: education, accessibility, and social justice.   We use the challenges and circumstances inherent to skateboarding in order to teach children about healthy self esteem, boundaries and emotional […]

Art Matters Fundraiser at Winchester Ecole

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Contributed by Jennifer Torres. When the community comes out to support their local public school, people doing great things. creates such a wonderful event!   Raising funds to support schools art programs is so important, on Thursday April 25th Winchester Public School did just that! Art Matters! Each class worked together to create one collaborative […]

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 […]