Reduce Reuse! Upcycle!

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Come check out the exciting new Double Take Studio window display. Our latest collection by upcycling artists on display and for sale inside the Double Take Thrift Store. All Double Take Studio artisans specialize in upcycling previously loved items in a creative, sustainable, and accessible manner. In partnership with the City of Toronto, the Cabbagetown […]

Groundbreaking Data in Overdose Response by Heart2Heart CPR

Contributed by Nick Rondinelli – Owner of Heart2Heart CPR, nick@heart2heartcpr.com I am excited to share with my community some data that we collected from our overdose response training called Peer Support Responder. The training took place between June 1 to July 17th, 2021, and was conducted at our head office at 216 Carlton St. We have […]

Peter Stubbins ; Animal Protection Party of Canada

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I would like to introduce myself; my name is Peter Stubbins and I am running in Toronto Centre for the Animal Protection Party of Canada (APPC). Personally, I bring to you deep experience with a career as a physiotherapist, municipal politician, businessperson, and 40 years of ecological activism. What can I do for the riding? […]

Allan Gardens Conservatory

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Contributed by Ed Drass in communications at Gallery Arcturus, A not-for-profit art museum on Gerrard Street East. You can reach Ed @ info@arcturus.ca  – This series is supposed to offer “Gentle” Treasure Hunts. Alas, our next stop may be a shock. If you head westward to the re-opened Allan Gardens Conservatory, prepare for surprises. First of all, […]

YSM Double Take: A Season of Growth

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Written by Ainsley Boyd. Sharon has lived in Regent Park for over thirteen years and remembers visiting Double Take while working as a costume designer. Her frequent trips increased when she began volunteering with teenagers in the community teaching sewing, mending and upcycling. She got to know the staff and was commissioned to create a […]

Double Take has all the giftables

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Contributed by Sharon — YSM’s Double Take Thrift Store is here to help you get ready for the holidays! Our staff are excited to share sustainable and creative ways the Cabbagetown community can show love this season. Ideas range from our regular offerings of new and gently used clothing and giftables, to our new range […]