GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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Contributed by Anita Bostok & Norman Hathaway — Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. Anita and Noman are 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 like to nominate someone […]

News from the Aberdeen Avenue Residents’ Group

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Contributed by Victoria Hadden — When the world drastically changed recently, members of the Aberdeen Avenue Residents’ Group (AARG) stepped up to help a local shelter‘s food program through this difficult time of increased need.   It all started with the Covid-19 pandemic when Aberdeen resident Michael Guenther found himself with time on his hands […]

CABBAGETOWN RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION

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Contributed by Sean O’Donovan — The Cabbagetown Residents Association (CRA) was established in 1967 as a volunteer-led organization. We are one of several active residents’ associations across Cabbagetown, each representing different sections of the neighbourhood. The CRA covers East Cabbagetown (South of St James Cemetery, East of Parliament, North of Gerrard and West of the […]

CABBAGETOWN RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION

Contributed bySean O’Donovan — The Cabbagetown Residents Association (CRA) was established in 1967 as a volunteer-led organization. We are one of several active residents’ associations across Cabbagetown, each representing different sections of the neighbourhood. The CRA covers East Cabbagetown (South of St James Cemetery, East of Parliament, North of Gerrard and West of the Don […]

Hello Advertisers and Contributors

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Quick order of business. Sarah Cook is taking on new a new opportunity and leaving the Parliament Street news. Thanks, Sarah, for all the hard work as the publisher. Good luck in your next adventures. Soooo now I am back to take on the Parliament Street News. More like the Parliament Street News has come […]

650 Parliament, Welcome Back!

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Contributed by Brian Simpson.  On March 2 nd, as I headed off to work, I noticed a moving van pulling into 650 Parliament St. But there had been trucks coming and going there for well over a year, and while something seemed different, I thought nothing of it. But later that night, as I looked […]

In the light of Coronavirus and Real Estate

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Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker – Manager, HomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage. — In the light of the Coronavirus, the health and wellbeing of our clients, our Realtors and our communities is our priority. We’ve reduced all face-to-face business, including public office hours and in-person showings and we’ve stopped open houses. The government has mandated real […]

Weenen General Contracting

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Originally published in the Fall 2011 edition of the Parliament Street News. (Sadly, David Weenen passed away, not long after this article, in the fall of 2011). The Victorians may have kept their table legs covered, but when it came to expressing themselves in architecture and buildings they were all about showing off. Queen Anne […]