Category Archives: Programs

Annual General Meeting, 2017

More than 40 members in good standing attended the Cabbagetown Residents’ Association Annual General Meeting for 2017, held on June 16 at Stout Irish Pub on Carlton Street. We handled the usual business of an AGM, including: – financial reporting … Continue reading

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Proposed changes from City of Toronto ML&S Dept. re: short-term rentals

The topic of Short-term rentals (such as Airbnb) is back in the news. The city’s municipal licensing and standards (ML&S) dept. has released their proposals today. Highlights of the proposals are: – Ban Torontonians from renting units unless it is … Continue reading

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Bike Share June 2017 update

Toronto City Councillor Pam McConnell convened a meeting on June 7, 2017 at Riverdale Park West because the city parks department has raised concerns about snow clearing issues with the Bike Share station in its present location. In attendance were … Continue reading

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Final 2017 property tax bills mailed

The city has mailed off the final 2017 property tax bills to residents. All bills should be received by June 15 so if you don’t receive the good news (ahem) by then, please contact the city via 311 (toronto.ca). For … Continue reading

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Volunteer now to share your love of cycling with newcomers to Toronto!

We were contacted recently by CultureLink to see if any Cabbagetowners would like to volunteer their time with an intriguing program called Bike Host which uses cycling as a way to welcome newcomers to Canada. Contact details are included and … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association Green Bin Survey

Our friends at the Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association recently conducted a poll among members on the new City of Toronto green bins that are expected to be distributed this year. Areas of Cabbagetown South were part of a pilot to … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Preservation Association 2017 AGM – May 29

Our friends at the Cabbagetown Preservation Association (CPA) will be holding their AGM on May 29 at Dixon Hall. They are a great organization and we hope that you will support them by attending and by becoming a member. Monday … Continue reading

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Three-week closure of Dundas-Parliament intersection for streetcar track replacement and other road work

This is just outside of the neighbourhood, but some Cabbagetowners will want to be aware of some upcoming streetcar track work that will affect the intersection at Dundas Street East and Parliament Street. Update: The work was completed earlier than … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Preservation Association – 2017 Walking Tours

The Cabbagetown Preservation Association (CPA) has announced the schedule of walking tours for 2017. As usual, the list is impressive. The Necropolis – May 27/28 Cabbagetown et la vallée de la rivière Don (en français) – July 2 Cabbagetown By … Continue reading

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Toronto Police Services – online poll on vehicle design

You might have read in the news that there was some controversy over a new design being used for police vehicles. The Police Chief put a hold on the new design to review options and there is now an online … Continue reading

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