Ned Hanlan 1855 – 1908

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Contributed from the Cabbagetown People Website – www.cabbagetownpeople.ca Champion Oarsman – Ned Hanlan His resting place can be found in the Necropolis @ Section C, Lot 40   Ned’s father, John Hanlan, was a boat builder in Kingston and then moved to Toronto where he was the first lease-holder on Toronto Island now named after […]

FRONTLINES™TO (feedthefrontlinesto.org)

Early in 2020, Adair Roberts, who works in the mental health and addictions sector, started the FEED the FRONTLINES™ TO charity with the support of caring volunteers to help provide meals to frontline works and helping keep restaurants open and staffs employed.   Since the onslaught of the Covid-19, FEED the FRONTLINES™TO (feedthefronlinesto.org), a grassroots […]

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 […]

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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 […]