ParaPan Am Games should go first.

Contributed by Pete Lovering For years I have always watched the Olympics and other major sporting events like the Panam Games with wonder and awe. At the end of the whole process I always have a new found appreciation for just about every sporting endeavor and athlete that competes at this level.  I have often […]

A Regent Park Thanksgiving

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Celebrating Gardens and Building Community Regent Park gardeners know what they’re thankful for this season. With Thanksgiving around the corner, residents came together on October 1st to share their final harvest of the year at the Regent Park Community Garden Harvest Celebration. Many of the plots boast “fresh organic tomatoes, beans, peppers, and a variety […]

Cabbagetown: A Wonderful Neighbourhood Celebrates

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman Cabbagetown is opening up like one of the stunning sunflowers you can see now at the Riverdale Farm.  Starting after Labour Day, the Cabbagetown Festival takes hold of all our senses, making this one of the best times of the year to be part of this vibrant neighbourhood.   There are […]

The Moss Park Hockey League

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If you are looking for a great way to invest your philanthropic dollars look no further than the Moss Park hockey league. Entirely free to youth in the area it is 100% run by volunteers and is a true hidden gem. It has to be one of the greatest hockey leagues in Canada. Here is […]

Phase 3 begins: Toronto Community Housing Kicks off Phase Three of Regent Park revitalization

Toronto Community Housing, The Daniels Corporation, MLSE Foundation and representatives from the City of Toronto joined with Regent Park residents on May 14 to celebrate the launch of Phase Three of the Regent Park Revitalization.   Also on hand were students from Nelson Mandela Park Public School, who unveiled the design for a key highlight […]

Cabbagetown South LANE BEAUTIFICATION

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Contributed by:  Susan Dineen,  Membership Chair 2014 Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association The back lanes within Cabbagetown South (Sherbourne to Parliament/Carlton to Shuter) are looking a whole lot better this year thanks to a beautification initiative by the Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association (CSRA)!  Volunteer ‘Guerilla Gardeners’ are adopting lanes throughout the area,  removing litter and planting […]

History Of Cabbagetown … Atlanta

Cobbled together from the web by Pstreetnews Cabbagetown was built as the surrounding mill town and was one of the first textile processing mills built in the south. Its primary product was cotton bags for packaging agricultural products.   The complex of buildings and homes was constructed primarily between 1881 and 1922. The homes originally […]

Regent Park Athletic Grounds

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 Contributed by Toronto Community Housing   The Regent Park Athletic Grounds, a state-of-the-art sports facility, will be constructed in Phase 3 of the Regent Park Revitalization. It will include an improved ice rink, a basketball court, and a new field that will be able to be used as both a soccer pitch and cricket field. […]

Regent Park welcomes new and returning residents

Contributed By Toronto Community Housing   W  ith residents moving into new buildings and shovels in the ground across the community, the revitalization of Regent Park led by Toronto Community Housing is full steam ahead!   At its October 24 meeting, the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing approved a plan to move ahead […]

Yonge Street Mission’s Food Bank Needs Your Help!

The Yonge Street Mission’s Food Bank helps over 2,500 people a month and currently the shelves are near empty.  The Food Bank is a lifeline of support to people living with poverty: struggling families, the working poor and unemployed, people on disabilities and seniors on fixed incomes.   These community members are dependent for regular […]