Yearly Archives: 2006

St. Paul’s Church

This excerpt, from an article which appeared in the Dec 23rd Globe+Mail, provides some history of St. Paul’s Church (83 Power Street, just off Queen east of Parliament). … I chose St. Paul’s, partly for its square Tuscan tower and … Continue reading

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CRBA History

The Corktown Residents and Business Association (CRBA) has been around for awhile. Drew Russell (who lived on Sackville St.) was involved with the Corktown Association in 1975-1980, and was its first president. Joyce McNulty (also from Sackville) succeeded him as … Continue reading

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Corktown is a mostly residential area in east downtown Toronto: neighbourhood boundaries are Parliament, Shuter, the Don River and Front Street. Houses here are not as upscale as the nearby Garden District, Don Vale Cabbagetown or Cabbagetown South areas. Corktown … Continue reading

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New developments (Nov 2006)

In addition to a townhouse project currently under construction (SE corner of Queen + St. Paul – see pic #1), several other residential developments are planned for Corktown.549 King E (at Sumach): 6 story, 44 unit residential, ground floor commercial … Continue reading

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Judy Zapotochny’s Dollie for Peace!

Judy Zapotochny’s Dollie for Peace! This giant sculptural installation features a larger than life “Dollie!” wearing her peace gear, in her peace garden… and hopefully bringing smiles to all who come across her. See her until November 26th at Artcetera … Continue reading

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Municipal election results

The voter turnout in Ward 28 (in Ward 27 as well, and likely throughout the GTA) was lower in 2006, compared to the previous election 3 years ago. The # of registered voters hasn’t substantially changed, yet this year, only … Continue reading

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Regent Park TV

Regent Park TV is a new Internet broadcast website featuring videos produced by neighbourhood youth which is being launched on Wed, Nov 15 @ 7pm, at Cinecycle (129 Spadina Ave). Regent Park TV was also featured recently in issue 29:4 … Continue reading

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map of social services in east downtown Toronto

Anyone who has lived in Wards 27 or 28 for awhile will be aware that Toronto’s east downtown contains more social services, hostels, and shelters than the rest of the City in total. To illustrate, this interactive electronic map was … Continue reading

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