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Luke Galati on community, basketball, Toronto and gentrification

January 11, 2017
| Luke Galati on community, the changing face of Toronto and gentrification. "Eastern" captures the story of a high school basketball powerhouse but is a story of the changing face of a neighbourhood.
Length: 28:34 minutes (19.63 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

Connecting and radicalizing struggles across low-income communities

December 21, 2016
| Herb Varley and Ivan Drury talk about the work of the Alliance Against Displacement in British Columbia.
Length: 28:39 minutes (26.24 MB)

Montreal citizens strike a blow against gentrification with Parc Madeleine-Parent

Photo: Andrée Lévesque

It was a splendid afternoon in late summer and everyone was smiling. The happy occasion was the inauguration of the Parc Madeleine-Parent in Saint-Henri, just south and west of central Montréal.

Trade unionist, feminist, independentist, pacifist, Madeleine Parent has her park thanks to the determination of the citizens of a working-class district where, in 1943, she started her career as a union organizer at Merchant Cotton (Dominion Textile).

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105 Keefer crucial in fight against development in Vancouver's Chinatown

June 15, 2016
| 105 Keefer Street is in the heart of Chinatown, an area facing the same intense development pressures as Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Plans for a 13-storey tower don't sit well with local residents.
Length: 14:25 minutes (13.2 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

Organizing very low-income tenants in the Downtown Eastside

June 8, 2016
| Wendy Pederson talks about the tenant organizing of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside SRO Collaborative.
Length: 28:33 minutes (26.14 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

Queers against gentrification

February 3, 2016
| Helen Lenskyj and Liisa Schofield talk about the group Queer Trans Community Defence and the struggle against gentrification in Toronto.
Length: 28:32 minutes (26.12 MB)
Redeye

Vancouver police crack down on street vendors

December 15, 2015
| Many of the city's poorest residents survive by street vending on Hastings Street. Now they have been moved off to back streets as part of a long campaign to move low-income people out of the area.
Length: 17:06 minutes (15.67 MB)
Photo: Shawnee G/flickr
| December 1, 2015

The viaducts that forced out Vancouver's Black community are coming down. What now?

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Vancouver's viaducts are coming down to make way for condos and affordable housing, but activists from the city's Black community are imploring city council to acknowledge displaced Black families in the planning.

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African Americans shut out of rebuilding of New Orleans

October 28, 2015
| After Katrina, residents of New Orleans were scattered across 44 states. Ten years later, many African Americans have not been able to return. Monique Harden says disaster profiteering is to blame.
Length: 16:03 minutes (14.7 MB)
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