Category Archives: Neighbourhoods

Toronto Transit Woes

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The other day, I was working at my desk, periodically checking my gmail for any important (read, distracting from work) emails. Just after lunch, I saw a notice from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) about a service issue. Some problem … Continue reading

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Summer Job

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I could look out any window of our offices on the 23rd floor of the Toronto Star building and get a bird’s eye view of the city. From the panoramic sweep along the eastern lakeshore, with its string of warehouses … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown

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Despite the smelly-sounding name, Cabbagetown is a cherished well-known neighbourhood in east-central Toronto, its streets graced with some lovely Victorian homes. The area was home to Irish immigrants in the 1840s, when they came to worked in nearby industries. They … Continue reading

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