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Featured artist contributed by John Desouza. Roksolyana resides in Toronto, Canada with her husband and daughter.  Since graduating from the Ontario College of Art in 1997, he has participated in numerous exhibitions in the US and Canada.  Most recently two solo shows in Toronto.   Roksolyana’s artwork uniquely builds from abstract geometric form sculpting towards […]

Cabbagetown Clean-Up!

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By: Piper Gill & Robert Gill . It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Cabbagetown. My five-year-old daughter, Piper, and I put on our gardening gloves, walk out to the street, and begin our stroll together to collect litter. “Oh, there’s one daddy!” she says as she picks up an old coffee cup. This is our […]

“40 Years in Cabbagetown”

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By Kimberley Ezeard. When people ask me where I live in Toronto, I describe it as a village in the heart of downtown. I live in Cabbagetown. I moved into this neighbourhood in 1979 fresh out of high school to start post-secondary school. My Dad was mortified that I had moved into what he considered […]

Cabbagetown Youth Center- ‘STUCK’ Performing Arts Camp

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Contributed by The Parliament Street News. Under the direction and mentorship of Monique Cain, the Cabbagetown Youth Centre’s Performing Arts Camp put on a stellar showcase production yet again.   On August 16, 2018, A multimedia dance, video, and acting package that showcased the talent of children living in the St. Jamestown, Cabbagetown neighbourhoods. “STUCK! […]

Cabbagetown Boxing & Dance

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The CabbagetonBoing Club does it again. The Saturday afternoon of the Festivel they are presenting some incredible live bouts. It is not to be missed. Doors at 2:00. Adults $20 pm and Kids under 10 years of age are $10 .   The Cabbagetown Youth Centre is brining back it’s tradition of holding a dance […]

David Crombie, Vertical Cities and AM Radio

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Contributed Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. Last winter our former mayor, the tiny and perfect David Crombie, gave a series of lectures on the history of Toronto. Each was a sell-out, no easy feat at the very large Bloor Street Hot Doc’sTheatre. During an intermission, I purchased a 2010 publication titled Stroll, Psychogeographic […]

David Morris

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David Morris believes real, progressive change starts with opportunity, connection, and community. A belief in community underscores everything David does. David understands Toronto Centre’s biggest challenges. As a long-time public servant and resident of Toronto Centre, David has worked to improve access to quality health care, the availability of healthy food for everyone, and to […]

Induction into The Ontario Boxing Hall of Fame and Surprise Party

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Contributed by Jennifer Doiron Johnny Kalbhenn was left almost speechless, as everyone knows that never happens! His fiancée Jennifer with the help of the amazing community came together at the Cabbagetown Boxing Club Friday May 4th to throw him a surprise party.  We would like to thank the following businesses for their generous contributions to […]

Parliament Street News in 2018

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Written by Duncan Fremlin, Broker. In 2011, I was invited to join the first Cabbagetown chapter of Business Networking International.  I didn’t know it at the time but this weekly breakfast with 20 successful neighbourhood entrepreneurs would forge friendships and business relationships that continue to enrich me today.   One such friendship is with local […]