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LIFE: Tulip Fairies surprise (July 2020)

August 7th, 2020 · Comments Off on LIFE: Tulip Fairies surprise (July 2020)

Neighbourly love abounds in Seaton Village

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CHATTER: Live from your laneway (Election Special 2018)

May 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Live from your laneway (Election Special 2018)

Seaton Village resident Charles Spearin of Broken Social Scene performs at Open Tuning’s 2015 festival, which returns June 9. GLEANER FILE PHOTO/COURTESY NEIL MUSCOTT

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FORUM: Looking back on 2017 in Ward 20 (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on FORUM: Looking back on 2017 in Ward 20 (Dec. 2017)

Ensuring our communities are livable, sustainable, and equitable

By Joe Cressy

It wouldn’t surprise you that we’ve had a busy year together in Ward 20. We’ve made critical strides as we work to build our communities and a city that is more equitable and sustainable for all. We’ve worked hard on the dozens and dozens of development files that populate downtown, creating new green spaces, and building livable communities. And as we look back on another year, we have a lot to be proud of.

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Tags: Annex · Columns · Opinion

NEWS (JUNE 2017): Karma marks 45 years

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (JUNE 2017): Karma marks 45 years

PHOTO BY EMILIE JONES/GLEANER NEWS: Seaton Village’s Karma Co-op celebrates 45 years on June 24.

Co-op creates community through food

By Emilie Jones

In our fast-paced, busy world, Karma Co-op has managed to stay true to its philosophy of creating a tight-knit community built around sustainable food. Although there have been changes since it was founded 45 years ago, Karma’s ideals continue to revolve around the people: their wants, their needs, and their produce.

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ON THE COVER (May 2016): Alive with music

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (May 2016): Alive with music

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PHOTO COURTESY NEIL MUSCOTT: Seaton Village resident Charles Spearin of Broken Social Scene performs at last year’s Open Tuning festival, which returns June 11.

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ARTS: Connecting neighbours through music

May 13th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Open Tuning festival returns to Seaton Village June 11

PHOTOS COURTESY OF KYM WATTS: Laneways, porches, and garages come alive with music during Seaton Village’s Open Tuning festival. Musicians of all ages, genres, and abilities are welcome to perform during this community celebration, which is modelled on La Fête de la Musique in Paris.

PHOTOS COURTESY OF KYM WATTS: Laneways, porches, and garages come alive with music during Seaton Village’s Open Tuning festival. Musicians of all ages, genres, and abilities are welcome to perform during this community celebration, which is modelled on La Fête de la Musique in Paris.

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Tags: Annex · Arts · People

NEWS: Preserving a sense of community

March 9th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS: Preserving a sense of community

Seaton Village loved for its friendly, low-key character

By Annemarie Brissenden

In Seaton Village, children regularly run the risk of being late for school, but the blame lies squarely on the shoulders of their parents. In this everyone-knows-everyone neighbourhood — still a friendly hamlet that’s home to residents who have lived there for decades — the morning walk, or the inevitably not-so-quick jaunt to Fiesta Farms, is an opportunity for friends to swap stories and share the latest news. It’s easy to lose track of time.

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Seaton Village lawyer Lucas Lung awarded for work in social justice

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off on Seaton Village lawyer Lucas Lung awarded for work in social justice

By Cara Waterfall

Lucas Lung has the best of both worlds: the amenities of being a downtown lawyer coupled with the gratification of doing public interest work. Photo by Cara Waterfall/GLEANER NEWS

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Tax, transport, and pirates: Trinity-Spadina candidates are put in the hot seat

April 15th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Compiled by Emina Gamulin, Perry King, and Beth Macdonell

The Riding

Trinity-Spadina neighbourhoods include Chinatown, Little Italy, Little Portugal, Kensington Market, the Annex, Seaton Village, Harbord Village, University of Toronto,  Koreatown, Queen West, King West, the West Waterfront and the Toronto Islands. The riding is one of the most rapidly changing areas in the city due to the increase in condo developments. More than 41 per cent of residents listed a language other than English or French as their mother tongue.

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Local storyteller releases new children’s novel

January 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Local storyteller releases new children’s novel

Celia Lottridge describes herself as a "loyal Seaton Village resident." Courtesy Fitzhenry and Whiteside

By Eddie Mumford

“Even though my neighbourhood has changed drastically, it still basically looks the same … so I thought it would be fun to think about what it was like in another time,” says storyteller group founder and writer Celia Lottridge, on why she set her new childrens’ book The Listening Tree in Seaton Village.

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