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Cabbagetown according to … Colin Burn

Colin Burn, a corporate lawyer, joined the CRA board in 2018 and is serving as board secretary. He and his wife Courtney moved into their home on Sackville Street in 2017 and have since welcomed their daughter Caroline. Originally from … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: July 1978

Eric Morse continues his journey back four decades, perusing the archives of Seven News, a Toronto Community newspaper published in the 1970s and 1980s in what was then Ward 7, covering Cabbagetown and environs. The landlord-tenant dispute at the Barbara … Continue reading

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Toronto City Council Highlights: June 26, 27, 28, and 29

Council Highlights is an informal summary of a selection of the decisions that Toronto City Council made at its recent business meeting. The City Clerk’s formal documentation is available at http://www.toronto.ca/council. Increased funding to support road safety    Council agreed … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Safety and Security Questionnaire results

Thanks to the residents who participated in the residents’ association safety and security questionnaire, which we had in the field in late 2017. The survey results were presented to the CRA Annual General Meeting held on June 8, 2018. The … Continue reading

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Policing and security updates for June

Des Ryan, a retired police officer, is a CRA board director and volunteer security lead. Can you believe that it’s the end of June already? Wow. I’d like to share a couple of important updates with you. Like myself, many … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: June 1978, courtesy Seven News

Volunteer Eric Morse continues his explorations of the archives of Seven News, a weekly local newspaper in Toronto 40 years ago for what was then Ward 7, including Cabbagetown. Rent and municipal politics were the big items in the first … Continue reading

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City Council Highlights, May 22, 23, and 24

Council Highlights is an informal summary of a selection of the decisions that Toronto City Council made at its recent business meeting. Follow here for the City Clerk’s formal documentation. Eglinton East transit project    Council approved the next steps … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Cabbagetown spring, 1978

Volunteer Eric Morse takes a look back at spring, 1978, with a selection of stories from the April and May issues of Seven News, a community newspaper published in Cabbagetown. The front page photo and story in the April 22 … Continue reading

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461 Sackville St. owner appeals Committee of Adjustment decision

An April 11 decision by Toronto’s Committee of Adjustment to deny minor variances to the property at 461 Sackville Street to allow for development of a day nursery is being appealed to the Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB), the successor … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Residents Association AGM on June 13

Are you a member of the CRA? Would you like to be? Both are invited to attend the association’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Stout Irish Pub, 221 Carlton Street. Why … Continue reading

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