Urban Roots Youth – Fridays for Green Future Volunteer Program

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Contributed by Green Thumbs Growing Kids. Green Thumbs cultivates environmental stewardship through hands-on garden and food education for urban children and their communities. Urban Roots Youth is a youth-centered program that takes place in our greenhouses and gardens, after school, from winter through spring. It’s a great way to get to know other secondary school […]

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 […]

Whether you do spooky or cute…Halloween’s always a hoot!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Principal Publisher – Our front-page photo of ‘The Adam’s Family’ at one of Cabbagetowns ‘Zebra Crossings’ at Carlton and Ontario is a homage of the Beatles Abbey Road album 50th anniversary. The Album debuted Sept. 26th, 1969 and was their last recorded album. Although “Let it be” was their last […]

Dixon Hall’s Annual Gala

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Dixon Hall’s Annual Gala, “Music For Life,” Returns to Raise Funds for Music Education At Dixon Hall, we believe that access to the arts and music education is vital for all children. Every year, our Music School provides 12,500 high-quality music lessons to over 300 students from Regent Park and surrounding neighbourhoods at subsidized prices. […]

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The Parliament street News is looking for your articles and your ads! Know of someone ‘doing great things’? Know of a small business that may benefit from a local newspaper that can promote their services to over 5000 readers? We want to hear from you and them.   Tradespeople, new start ups, landscapers, contractors, local […]

Hi Five For Life!

Contributed by Jody Shulgan.  HFFL- is a health and wellness program for elementary school children that ignites self discovery around how we can make small changes that affect our overall health and wellbeing for life. They strive to make a strong connection between self care, caring for others and the planet.   The program has […]

You’re Invited: Come and Celebrate Dixon Hall’s New Bus for Seniors!

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Contributed by: Dixon Hall.  On Thursday, September 12th from 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Dixon Hall is hosting a small celebration to officially launch our new bus! Our new bus will serve our Seniors Department, which supports seniors and adults with disabilities in the downtown east, enabling them to live independently, remain at home, and maintain community […]