Category Archives: In The News

Cabbagetown Tour of Homes gets major media coverage

Two big media stories have been published about the upcoming Cabbagetown Tour of Homes, organized by our friends at the Cabbagetown Preservation Association. A story in the Toronto Star Homes Section, “Cabbagetown Tour of Homes open doors to (renovated) history”, … Continue reading

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CBC reports on St. James Court construction dispute

CBC News on August 9 reported on a protracted dispute over a house tear-down and rebuild on St. James Court in Cabbagetown, which is part of the Cabbagetown North Heritage Conservation District. Cabbagetown residents angry about city, neighbour’s handling of … Continue reading

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‘Recycle Right’ pilot hits the streets of Cabbagetown

A feature in the Globe and Mail, Blue Bin Battle: How Toronto is fighting to keep your recycling garbage-free, follows a Toronto pilot to re-educate Torontonians about what is and is not recyclable. “Dubbed ‘Recycle Right’ the six-month pilot has summer … Continue reading

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Ward 28 Councillor Pam McConnell has died

News reports on Friday, July 7 have confirmed that Ward 28 Councillor Pam McConnell has died, following hospitalization for a lung ailment. McConnell, 71, had served as a ward councillor since 1994 in an area that included Cabbagetown and had … Continue reading

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Ward 28 Councillor McConnell “gravely ill”

The Toronto Star and other media outlets are reporting comments made by Toronto’s Mayor John Tory on July 6 that Councillor Pam McConnell, representing Ward 28 Toronto-Centre Rosedale (which includes Cabbagetown) is “gravely ill” and is currently in hospital. McConnell … Continue reading

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Police seek help locating missing Cabbagetown man

InsideToronto.com reports that Toronto police are asking for the public’s helping locating a 49-year-old man who went missing in Cabbagetown. Andrew Kinsman was last seen Monday, June 26 in the Parliament and Winchester streets area, the story says. He is … Continue reading

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Stabbing at TCH rooming house, Parliament Street

City TV News has reported a stabbing took place the night of June 21 at the Toronto Community Housing rooming house at 508 Parliament Street. A man was taken to hospital with critical injuries and authorities did not say whether … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown in the news: Sprucecourt Co-op

We saw this interesting article in the Toronto Star about our very own Sprucecourt Co-op! East-end housing co-op worries about the community cost that comes with refinancing (thestar.com)

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Crime alert: Flower theft

We have had a resident report to us that on May 29 at around 9:30 a.m., a woman was observed digging out large numbers of various flowers including peonies, lilacs and irises from Winchester Street front gardens and placing them … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown in the news: House of the Week: $1.7 million for a Cabbagetown Victorian with stunning stained glass

We have another Cabbagetown home in the media showing off our good side. House of the Week: $1.7 million for a Cabbagetown Victorian with stunning stained glass (torontolife.com)

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