Category Archives: Politics

Cabbagetown in the news: Former Cabbagetown corner store rings up $1.36-million sale

The neighbourhood is in the news today with information on the sale of a home (a former corner store) at the corner of Sumach and Spruce Streets. Former Cabbagetown corner store rings up $1.36-million sale (theglobeandmail.com) In other real estate … Continue reading

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Toronto City Council highlights: March 28 and 29, 2017

Here are the highlight topics from the City of Toronto’s City Council meetings that were held March 28 and 29 2017. For a quick summary of any of the topics, visit the highlights page (toronto.ca) or for even more granularity … Continue reading

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City of Toronto’s long-term financial plan

As residents of the City of Toronto, the financial health of the City is obviously a topic of interest to us. The City is seeking input from residents through public consultation. You can visit the website created for this discussion … Continue reading

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Your input requested on short-term rentals in Toronto

In September 2016, we sought Cabbagetowners’ views on the issue of short-term rentals in the neighbourhood and we received a wide range of responses. The City of Toronto is now seeking the public’s input to help shape regulations on short-term … Continue reading

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Proposed new stormwater charge

The City of Toronto is proposing a new stormwater charge for residents and businesses. To learn more, visit the City’s website where you can also participate in an online survey and find the dates of a number of public consultations … Continue reading

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TOcore – Take the survey to add your voice to downtown planning

The City of Toronto’s Planning Department is seeking residents’ input on our growing downtown. Information about “TOcore” is available at: toronto.ca/tocore. The survey takes approximately 25 minutes to complete if you decide to answer all of the sections (you can … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown in the news: How will the TOcore secondary plan affect historic Cabbagetown?

Inside Toronto has an article about the TOcore secondary plan, how it might affect Cabbagetown and the upcoming talk being organized by the Cabbagetown Preservation Association on February 27. How will the TOcore secondary plan affect historic Cabbagetown? (insidetoronto.com)

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City Council highlights: January 31, 2017 meeting

These highlights from the City of Toronto Strategic Communications team are excellent for summarizing the latest City Council meetings. If you want more detail on any of the topic, visit: www.toronto.ca/council Council Highlights Toronto City Council meeting of January 31, … Continue reading

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Carlton Street resurfacing in 2017

The sorry state of the road surface on Carlton Street east of Parliament Street (we are talking heritage asphalt here…) has been a concern of residents for a number of years. In February 2015, we learned that the work had … Continue reading

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Carlton & Sumach intersection – traffic concerns

Over time, we have heard from a number of residents that the intersection at Carlton and Sumach Streets is particularly plagued by drivers failing to stop at the 4-way stop as well as for excessive speeding. We aren’t able to … Continue reading

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