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Crowded conditions in one of the second-tier shelters in Toronto shows rows and rows of cots where 200 people sleep. Photo courtesy of Cathy Crowe.
Cathy Crowe | Despite the Liberal government's promises of a National Housing Strategy, homelessness has worsened in nearly every community across the country. It remains a disaster and Toronto is the epicentre.
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Screen shot of the vote by Toronto City Council to not ask the Ministry of Defence for the armouries. Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | Even the federal government recognizes we need the armouries. It's called disaster relief.
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Protest signs at 21 Park Rd, location of Toronto's new winter respite program. Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | Toronto's recent announcement of winter only respite centres for people chronically homeless neglects the humanitarian disaster.
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Stephen Kimber | One week ago, a wildfire began wreaking nature's havoc on Fort McMurray, Canada's quintessential frontier town. The response from across the country was massive and instantaneous.
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June Chua | On May 14, Toronto's Nepali Film Festival is sponsoring a fundraising screening of this year's Audience Award winner, the documentary Sunakali, to raise money for Nepal disaster relief.
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David J. Climenhaga | Armed Forces members should be with Ontario Hydro crews in Toronto, clearing trees and checking homes for vulnerable trapped citizens. The PM should be there too.
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David J. Climenhaga | Could we even have called ourselves a country if we'd told the people of Calgary they were on their own and would have to foot the multi-billion-dollar bill for repairing the damage?
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Nora Loreto | Occupy Sandy perhaps provides a way forward for the Occupy Movement in Canada.
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Nora Loreto | As Western nations shrink the size of their governments through austerity measures, and as little continues to be done about climate chaos, citizen-led responses to disaster relief are critical.
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Holly Adams | Our response as people and as artists to Hurricane Sandy: how do we make a difference in ways that are more long-term, or as artists or educators?
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Scott Weinstein | A small earthquake hits Ontario and Quebec. Pickering nuclear power plant dumps radioactive water. The same government planning nuclear reactors also plans our disaster response. What could go wrong?
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rabbleTV | In this Unicef video, a group of boys use hip-hop to inspire their fellow Haitians to rebuild the country.