The CAN Fund #150Women – BE EPIC

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Jane was a promising track athlete before a devastating car accident ended her athletic career. Jane turned this traumatic life lesson into supporting athletes on their journey to be the best in the world by starting CAN Fund (Canadian Athletes Now Fund), a not-for profit organization. “I believe people need to see excellence to believe […]

Bostok Hathaway – Getting to Know you

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Contributed by Anita Bostok and Norman Hathaway. Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Norman Hathaway and we’re proud to contribute this regular feature where you get to know the people and businesses that make Cabbagetown so special. If you’d like to be featured or would […]

MOTHERS OF INVENTION

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Amid a pandemic, these women entrepreneurs are patiently watching the first shipment of product literally crossing the ocean for delivery in Canada. The VOOMCART is the shop local, walking, and environmental answer to getting out of your car and walking your shop. For many years Tori Wright and Erin Binnie were “hellbent on the ‘empty […]

Combatting THE Opioid Crisis

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Heart 2 Heart First Aid & CPR Helps Combat Toronto’s Opioid Crisis Contributed by Nick Rondinelli.     Heart 2 Heart First Aid & CPR Services Inc. has been in operation for 21 years, servicing Downtown Toronto East. We have provided emergency response training to thousands of healthcare providers and support workers in harm reduction, outreach, shelters, […]

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 […]

Cabbagetown Outdoor Gallery

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Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker – ManagerHomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage — Recently, we commissioned a piece of Art by artist Christian English-Pratt.  The Art mural being painted is on our wall facing Broadcast Lane.  We hope to provide an enjoyable walking experience by creating an outdoor gallery in Cabbagetown.   The goal of the outdoor […]