Toronto police and security personnel are seen through an orange fence during the eviction. Image: Rafi Aaron/Used with permission
Cathy Crowe | Toronto's mayor John Tory continues to defy international public health guidelines to not evict encampments and employ a human rights approach.
Protesters hold signs about homelessness in front of the Toronto sign at Toronto City Hall (Image: Photo by Cathy Crowe)
Cathy Crowe | As 2020 comes to an end, homeless people remain severely vulnerable. However, this year has seen some heroes step up.
The Toronto Homeless Memorial showing levered pages to allow the 1,000 plus names to be viewed. Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | The City of Toronto has stopped tracking deaths of homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | The medical officer of health and mayor have authority to fast track efforts to protect the public and businesses during the pandemic. Then why not direct mask wearing in homeless shelters?
Krystalline Kraus | Tthe city of Toronto has licensed Uber as a private transportation company.
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Teuila Fuatai | "It was a tough round of negotiations," Local 79 president Tim Maguire told the media after reaching a tentative agreement with the City of Toronto.
Photo: flickr/Paul Bica
Christina Turner | An event in Toronto last week sought to educate residents of Toronto on the city's layered treaty history, one that is frequently ignored in official accounts of Toronto's past.
John Cartwright | We don't have to choose between the economy and the environment. On July 5, I will join others in Toronto to demand a justice-based transition to a new energy economy from our political leaders.
Photo: flickr/David Crane
Ella Bedard | Petition says a City of Toronto policy provides a two-piece uniform adequate for male lifeguards only: women and trans people are getting short shrift.
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Rick Salutin | Here's what's truly unforgivable about the Fords. It's their implacable need and ability to suck up attention in the public arena so there never seems room for anything or anyone else in the city.
Victoria Fenner | Olivia Chow speaks solo at a mayoral debate sponsored by the Ryerson Students' Union and TTCRiders: A Voice for Transit Riders.