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Doors Open Toronto: What’s near Cabbagetown

May 26-27 is Doors Open Toronto and there are four points of interest on this year’s tour near our part of the ‘hood: two to the east and two to the west. Historic Don Jail and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare administration … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown is in Toronto Centre riding for 2018 Provincial Election

Mark your calendars for June 7: election day in Ontario. Here in Cabbagetown our riding is Toronto Centre. Our main polling station is at what we know as “St. Martin’s School” – 55 Salisbury Avenue, Toronto, officially described as Monsignor … Continue reading

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Summer vacationing ahead? Keep home safe while you’re away

By the CRA’s Safety and Security Expert, Board Director and retired police officer Des Ryan. Now that the nicer weather has arrived, many of us are looking forward to getting away from the city, whether for just a few days … Continue reading

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Public Open House on new Community Council boundaries

Residents are invited to an open house on Tuesday, May 15 at 7 p.m., Committee Room 2, City Hall, 100 Queen Street West to learn about Community Councils and options for new boundaries. Toronto City Council must adopt new Community … Continue reading

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City Council Highlights, April 24, 25, 26 and 27

Council Highlights is an informal summary of a selection of the decisions that Toronto City Council made at its recent business meeting. Plan for SmartTrack stations Council approved a financial commitment as the City of Toronto’s share of funding for … Continue reading

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New police reporting option for non-emergencies

Are you experiencing/witnessing an ongoing, non-emergency such as trespassing or other nuisance issues? Toronto Police Services Divisions 51 (that’s us in Cabbagetown) and 55 have set up an easy online reporting form. Choose “Division 51” on the online form and … Continue reading

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Engage Yellow Awesomeness – Forsythia Festival No. 47 on Sunday, May 6

We’ve waited all winter for spring weather to arrive and on Sunday May 6 we will welcome the season with open arms as neighbours gather to celebrate at the 47th Annual Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival at Wellesley Park from 11 a.m. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: April 1916

We begin this edition of Throwback Thursday by reaching back 102 years to April 1916, when Canada was at war, and any open space that was big enough might be called upon to serve as a drill field, or at … Continue reading

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Filming at 650 Parliament Street in May, exact dates TBC

There ba-ack … film crews once again return to Cabbagetown. We get these notices through the City of Toronto and this is one of the more open-ended and vague ones – if we get better details in future, will update … Continue reading

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TTC changes scheduled for Gerrard-Parliament intersection closure

The City and the TTC will be replacing the streetcar tracks at the intersection of Gerrard Street East and Parliament Street. To accommodate this track work, the intersection will be completely fully closed in all directions for three weeks – … Continue reading

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