Q&A with Laurie Ward: Shiatsu and mental health

Contributed by Shaghayegh Tajvidi Laurie is a member of the Shiatsu Association of Ontario, whose practitioners are considered the most highly trained therapists in North America. In this five-part Q & A series, she sheds light on the healing benefits of Shiatsu for chronic pain and shares transformative self-care tips for the digital age. ST: […]

Kimberley Ezeard, explores her experiences in selling and buying Cabbagetown real estate

Cabbagetown: a Village of Diversity and Inclusiveness   As well as assisting people who are already long time residents of our great neighbourhood to up-size, down-size or right-size, I have the pleasure of selling or leasing into the area people who are attracted to Cabbagetown not just because of our beautiful architecture, gorgeous gardens and […]

Diversity and Compassion

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On December 15th, our local Member of Parliament, Bill Morneau, hosted a large Holiday Party in Regent Park, highlighting the many backgrounds that make up our vibrant community. “There’s no better place in Canada than Toronto Centre to see the diversity and compassion that make this such a special time of year” said Minister Morneau […]

ReLEAF Launches Citizen Forester program at U of T Forestry

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“David Grant is passionate about Toronto’s trees. He was particularly fond of the majestic silver maple that stood outside his Cabbagetown home.” To read more about this story go to htpp://www.citizenforester.ca and follow the link to U of T Magazine, Autumn 2016.   On October 1, 2016 Cabbagetown ReLEAF and U of T Forestry launched […]

Cabbagetown Carpentry: Preserving History One Home at a Time

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Contributed by J. Wright. You likely recognize Cabbagetown Carpentry signs from the lawns of many beautiful Cabbagetown homes.  Johnny Pearl, carpenter, musician and contractor, has renovated and restored hundreds of our Victorian era houses over the years.   21 years ago Johnny moved to Cabbagetown from a cabin on Moira Lake where the winters where […]

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 […]