Category Archives: Programs

2017 yard waste pickup begins March 22

Spring must be around the corner! Yard waste pickup begins this week. To learn more about what can be put out and how it should be stored, visit the City of Toronto’s Yard Waste page (toronto.ca)

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Nominations for the 2017 Peggy Kurtin Award Program accepted now until April 15, 2017

Our friends at the Cabbagetown Preservation Association (CPA) are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Peggy Kurtin Award. This award celebrates great work in restoration and streetscape improvements and is named after Peggy Kurtin (1932-2009), a former CPA president who, … 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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Video tour of the Little Free Libraries of Cabbagetown

We found this wonderful video tour of the Little Free Libraries (littlefreelibrary.org) located in Cabbagetown and we thought you might enjoy it too!

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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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LEAF tree planting program and native shrub bundles

We have heard from our community that the tree canopy and green initiatives are important. One of the organizations in the city doing great work in this area is LEAF (yourleaf.org). Here is some information they asked us to pass … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Youth Centre “Spring Fling” Fundraiser – March 25

Our friends at the Cabbagetown Youth Centre are having a “Spring Fling fundraiser” on March 25 from 6:30 – 11 p.m. Help support programs & services in the community. Tickets can be purchased online and at the Cabbagetown Youth Centre. … Continue reading

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Did you know… you can get texts from TDSB for reminders, notices and alerts specific to local schools?

If you would like to be notified via text message of important notices specific to a local school, you can subscribe by texting the school name (all one word without PS or CI) to 647-496-0956. Very handy! Over 100 parents/guardians … Continue reading

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Registration for spring and summer general programs, spring skating and swimming, and summer camps

The City of Toronto has announced registration dates for spring and summer general programs, spring skating and swimming, and summer camps. Cabbagetown is part of “Toronto and East York” so our registration date/time is Wednesday, March 8 at 7 a.m. … Continue reading

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Did you know…slightly more people live in Cabbagetown than did 5 years ago?

Statistics Canada began releasing data from the 2016 Census today and will be providing detail over the coming year. The population of Cabbagetown – Don Vale* increased by 40 people in the past 5 years from 4021 to 4061 people … Continue reading

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