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Wooden tiny shelter built by Khaleel Seivwright. A sign on the house says "Someone lives here, do not remove." Image credit: Jeff Bierk
Cathy Crowe | A skilled carpenter in Toronto has simply started building shelters for people trying to survive the housing crisis, shelter shortage and COVID-19 pandemic.
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Vancouver renters picket a building. Image: contributed photo
Mazdak Gharibnavaz | During the last three and a half years, the B.C. NDP had the opportunity to show leadership on the bold, systemic changes that renters needed. Instead, the opposite has happened.
Columnists
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Claudia Pedrero, Pro Bono | What is a landlord's responsibility when a tenant in a multi-residential building tests positive for COVID-19?
Columnists
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Duncan Cameron | The for-profit rental market does not work for low-income people. It is past time for the federal government to once again champion affordable housing as it did after the Second World War.
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Doreen Nicoll | The Ontario government promises there will be no new evictions during the pandemic, but landlords can still make life even more uncertain and uncomfortable as tenants try to shelter in place.
Columnists
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Safia Lakhani, Pro Bono | As we attempt to collectively navigate the "new normal," it is critical that adequate measures be taken to ensure access to adequate housing.
Columnists
Moms 4 Housing activists gather to protest real estate speculators. Image: Moms 4 Housing/Twitter
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Moms 4 Housing, a collective of homeless and marginally housed mothers, are fighting against real estate speculators and profiteers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Victoria Fenner | Indigenous researcher Melissa Tremblay talks about her award-winning research to develop a supportive housing model for teen parents and their children.
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A homeless person sleeps next to Santa's sleigh on a main street in Toronto. Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | Cities across the country are evicting people from outdoor tent encampments. Without a national housing program or municipal support for shelters, the homelessness crisis has become an emergency.
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Rental signs. Image: Ashley Brown/Flickr
Ashley Reyns | Tenants in Ottawa are organizing and demanding landlords are held accountable for dilapidated homes.
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 Apartments on Winnipeg's Broadway Ave. Image: Loozrboy/Flickr
Kirsten Bernas, Sarah Cooper | The Manitoba election is an opportunity to hold the province to account, and to demand that low-cost housing be given the support it needs.
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Cathy Crowe | In this excerpt from her new memoir, Cathy Crowe recounts how, in the late 1990s, she and fellow Toronto housing activists fought homelessness by erecting prefabricated housing on undeveloped land.