Green Thumbs Pumpkin Project

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Green Thumbs Growing Kids is a local charity actively creating school food gardens in order to connect children to food and their environment. For 21 years we have been at the forefront of garden-based elementary education in downtown Toronto helping teachers and families to start food gardens at their schools. This fall we want to […]

Charlie’s FreeWheels (CFW) = pop-up style free bicycle repairs

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Contributed by: Reagan McSwain- Since Covid restrictions have been in place there has been an increase in demand for all things bicycle-related and access to bicycle repairs is no exception. Charlie’s FreeWheels (CFW) has been touring the city pop-up style as they offer free bicycle repairs to youth under 25. “Lots of people are cycling for the […]

Momentum Montessori

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Momentum Montessori staff continues to practice safety protocols for Covid-19 by having all staff and students to wear a mask or face covering at all times indoors and outdoors. Share

BACK TO SCHOOL – ROAD SAFETY TIPS IN SCHOOL ZONES

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Contributed by Tony Lafazanis Personal Injury Lawyer. As we navigate through the pandemic, children are now back to school.  It has been almost 6 months since they were last at school. School zones require special attention. The following are some road safety tips, if followed, to minimize the chance of getting into a car accident […]

BOOK BANK – Doing Great Things

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Contributed by Loribeth Gregg — “The Children’s Book Bank has been hard at work, distributing books to food banks and other essential services since mid-March. On May 13th, 20th and 27th, the Book Bank held curbside pickups in their outdoor stroller parking area, distributing over 3,000 books at each event. Now, the Book Bank is […]

Save Cabbagetown Youth Centre

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Contributed by Lenka Gazova .  Most recently, CYC has seen decline in provincial funding and without support, the CYC doors will be closed permanently after 38 years! On Feb 7th Kristyn Wong-Tam, along with dozens of Cabbagetowners, Toronto residents, business partners and children, held a press conference at City Hall to fight for the centre […]

The Santa Claus Parade in Cabbagetown!

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A New Tradition? We sure hope so! — Contributed by Lenka Gazova.   The Santa Claus Parade has been spreading joy for over 100 years! Attended by thousands of spectators, volunteers and sponsors each year. Since 1980, the parade has started near Christie Pits Park. This year however, due to ongoing city construction, the organizers decided […]