Asokan Rasiah – Peartree Restaurant

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Sad news from the Cabbagetown BIA   It’s with a heavy heart that we share the news that Asokan Rasiah, chef and owner of the Peartree Restaurant, passed away this weekend.     Asokan has been a fixture in our community for over 30 years. He enjoyed participating in all community events and had gained […]

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Noman 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 like to nominate someone please get in […]

Baljit Bawa Peoples Party of Canada candidate Toronto Centre

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Baljit Bawa is a High-Energy, Accomplished, Motivated IT Professional, Community leader, Volunteer, Donor and a staunch believer of “Canadian’s First”. He has vast experience in leading cross-functional teams with diverse technical backgrounds under high stress environments, in line with organizational objectives. He is a disciplined and resourceful leader and team player; takes pride in high […]

KNOW THAT HOUSE

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Contributed by Maryam Hatam @historicbuildingstoronto – William Lumbers House: This Second Empire style house (288 Carlton Street) was completed in 1881 for William Lumbers.  Mr. Lumbers had a military career before becoming a dairy farmer in 1842.  His dairy business was a success and supplied nearly all of Toronto with dairy products.  In 1881, Mr. […]

Flavours From Our Neighbours

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Flavours From Our Neighbours is a full-flavoured catering collective that is deeply rooted within the St. James Town community. Not only does the initiative help to feed the neighbourhood and generate income opportunities for residents, it also provides a strong social network for women who have recently immigrated to Canada. The collective began just over […]

STEPS Initiative keeps doing great things

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Presented with RBC Royal Bank, The STEPS Initiative is pleased to announce the launch of the I heART Main Street Art Challenge. To support our city and the culture that brings our communities together, STEPS is offering artists and Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) the opportunity to increase feelings of trust and community through DIY art installations. In […]

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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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 please get in touch.   Johnny Pearl – […]