Category Archives: public policy

Site Visit to the Corktown Common

Did you know that in a peak storm event, Toronto’s Don River could be as strong as Calgary’s Bow River during the 2013 floods? It was this realization that catalyzed the construction of Toronto’s Corktown Common. A beautiful park featuring … Continue reading

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Update!

Some new things are brewing at The Civic Salon. More details to come soon!   

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the end of the world?

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Song, solidarity or silence?

The Civic Salon has partnered with the South Asians Women Centre and Multilingual Community Interpreter Services (MCIS) to support an initiative that will help South Asian women, children and members of the LGBTQ community deal with the trauma of sexual violence and abuse. But … Continue reading

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To casino or not to casino, that is the question.

What should Toronto do? Come check out the Upcoming Salon to learn more. Wednesday, January 23rd at 7pm. 993 Bloor Street West. What questions do you want answered? We want to hear them.

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We made some babies…

out of cookie! (But really, we watched a documentary and talked about the decisions related to giving birth – ex. home birth, hospital birth, cesarian – and the opposing philosophies)

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Livin’

How should, could or does one live? The options are endless…

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