Gone but never forgotten

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Contributed by Carly Gaston It is with great sadness that the Cabbagetown Co-operative Nursery School Board must announce the closing of the school effective June 2016.  For the last several years the Nursery Schools enrollment has been effected by the implementation of All Day Kindergarten and our program is no longer sustainable. Operational for over […]

Dog training: How do I know who’s right?

Contributed by Dan Josselyn   Have you ever been told to make sure your dog never walks in front of you, or to reward fear?  Ever been told you need to teach your dog you’re the “alpha?”  If you watch dog training on TV, you’ve probably heard the terms packleader, dominance, and submission.  You may […]

Garden lovers ALERT

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Contributed By Helen Coltrinari Our Hidden Gardens and Private Spaces tour in Cabbagetown is celebrating its TENTH anniversary on Sunday June 5th. This tour has continued to draw people from all across Metropolitan Toronto and beyond. The attraction for many is not only the unique and charming gardens found here but also the historic streets, […]

Abstract Artist in the City

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Contributed by Sarah Phelps. Abstract Artist in the City Sarah Phelps began fueling her passion for art from the early age of five, and her past career as a wildlife biologist has continued to influence themes in her work. She is now emerging as one of Canada’s established and successful abstract expressionists, and International Artists. […]

Moss Park Arena at risk?

It seems there might be a little battle brewing in the downtown core over the 519 having their eye on the Moss Park arena. It seem the 519 were not happy with the original tract of land given to them by city and now they have set their sites on the Moss park arena for […]

Ask the Expert: Wine for the Holidays with Adrian Caravello

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Adrian Carvello is the coordinator and professor of the new post-graduate program at George Brown College, Advanced Wine and Beverage Business Management. As a former sommelier and general manager at Oliver and Bonacini’s Auberge du Pommier, he is a great resource to answer questions regarding holiday season wine purchases.       1. What type […]

Neighbours gather for A Taste of Regent Park

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“It’s amazing how food brings people together” says Sean Brathwaite. Brathwaite is the Market Manager for the Taste of Regent Park, the weekly celebration of food and culture that happened this summer in the new park at Dundas and Sackville. This event brought together an affordable fresh produce market, cooking demonstrations, locally grown veggies and […]

Hard working team of volunteers

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As campaign signs begin to line the streets of Toronto Centre, and some candidates are just beginning to knock on doors, Liberal candidate Bill Morneau and his hard working team of volunteers have stepped their campaign into high gear.   Working out of his community office at 527 Parliament Street, which opened in February, Bill […]

St. James Town community artist

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Contributed by Rui Felix Meet Poonam Sharma, an artist and resident of the St. James Town community.  Working with Community Matters Toronto, Poonam is part of an exciting effort building a new urban park that will foster healthy outdoor activities and connect residents from the high-rise community. We met with Poonam to discuss her recently […]