No Common Market: Whither Kensington? by Marion Kane published on 2013/01/11 02:06:42 +0000 There's a battle going on for the soul of Kensington Market in downtown Toronto. The closing of landmark butcher European Meats caused a stir this April (2012). Many old-timers felt it was a sign of gentrification. I investigate the issue in this personal story about a place I love and call my home. Hear from old-time merchants and the new wave of food entrepreneurs coming to the market, along with comments from city councillor Adam Vaughan.