John Bonnar is an independent journalist covering social justice events in and around Toronto through print, photo, audio, video and slideshows.
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|Blog - John Bonnar's May 30 John Bonnar | Creating a 5 foot bike lane - with a 3 foot buffer - in between a 9 foot parking lane and an 11 foot moving lane keeps cyclists from getting “doored” by drivers getting out of their parked cars.|
|Blog - John Bonnar's May 28 John Bonnar | “Now look what’s happened,” said Ryan. “We have a broken economy and thousands of job losses. And now the public sector is under attack in communities across this province.”|
|Blog - John Bonnar's May 27 John Bonnar | “For us cycling is an issue of recreation and transportation,” said Mike Brcic. “In other parts of the world a bike can mean the difference between life and death.”|
|Blog - John Bonnar's May 26 John Bonnar | In spite of repeated pledges to improve access to care and the level of service, one physician said, “The situation has gone from a crisis to a catastrophe.”|
|Blog - John Bonnar's May 26 John Bonnar | OCAP slammed the planned sale of 371 public housing units by the City of Toronto at a rally Saturday, claiming it will displace tenants from neighbourhoods they’ve lived in for years.|
|Blog - John Bonnar's May 24 John Bonnar | Deaf student Jenny Blaser has encountered numerous support problems at U of T. The first year linguistics and equity studies major was forced to drop courses when no interpreter was available.|
|Blog - John Bonnar's May 21 John Bonnar | Joeita Gupta, Vice President External of APUS called the forum "a slick piece of pro-IOC propaganda dressed up as an academic exercise."|
|Blog - John Bonnar's May 20 John Bonnar | Toronto Tamils continued to protest peacefully Tuesday outside the U.S. Consulate, saying citizens are being denied humanitarian aid in the safety zone.|
|Blog - John Bonnar's May 20 John Bonnar | Over 100 people participated in a global day of action at Queen's Park on Monday in support of Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is accused of violating the terms of her house arrest.|
|Blog - John Bonnar's May 18 John Bonnar | A report on the Tamil protest at Queen's Park on Wednesday, May 13.|