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ON THE COVER (SEPTEMBER 2016): A neighbourhood block party for the global village

September 16th, 2016 · No Comments

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO: The Kensington Market Refugee Project, a private group of concerned residents working in partnership with St. Stephen-in-the-Fields, held a neighbourhood block party on Sept. 7 to help raise $50,000 to sponsor a Syrian refugee family and help them settle in Canada. The market, which is home to the city’s first [road mural INSERT LINK], will also come alive with jazz, when the first Kensington Market Jazz Festival launches Sept. 16 to 18.

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO: The Kensington Market Refugee Project, a private group of concerned residents working in partnership with St. Stephen-in-the-Fields, held a neighbourhood block party on Sept. 7 to help raise $50,000 to sponsor a Syrian refugee family and help them settle in Canada. The market, which is home to the city’s first road mural, will also come alive with jazz, when the first Kensington Market Jazz Festival launches Sept. 16 to 18.

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