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Andrée Lévesque | Activist Madeleine Parent has been honoured with a new park thanks to the determination of the citizens of a working-class district where, in 1943, she started her career as a union organizer.
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Redeye Collective | 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.
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Scott Neigh | Wendy Pederson talks about the tenant organizing of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside SRO Collaborative.
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Scott Neigh | Helen Lenskyj and Liisa Schofield talk about the group Queer Trans Community Defence and the struggle against gentrification in Toronto.
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Street vendors
Redeye Collective | 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.
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Stephen Kimber | The decision to change a Halifax street name follows "defined policies" so that street names are "consistent," say city staff. That might have been that, except we're talking about Gottingen Street.
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Megan Devlin | Activists from Vancouver's Black community urge city council to acknowledge their past wrongdoings when the city's historic Black community was forced out by the viaducts' construction.
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Redeye Collective | 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.
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Michael Stewart | Vancouver's best post-secondary option for low-income and ESL students is under threat of crippling cuts driven by a privatization agenda.
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Scott Neigh | Rebecca Rose and Susan Wolf talk about a Halifax campaign to save the Khyber Building, which for decades has housed community initiatives in downtown Halifax.
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Africville, Halifax in 1965
Anne Theriault | Halifax is a lovely place with lovely people who live in it. But it has a big, big problem with race. And it's time to deal with it.
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Redeye Collective | The historic neighbourhood of Chinatown is now zoned for high-rise market housing at prices that will shut out the people who live there now.