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Street signs at intersection of Dundas and Sherbourne streets. Image: Video still
Humberto DaSilva | Anti-poverty activists and allies gathered to resist the installation of police surveillance cameras in downtown Toronto's poorest neighbourhood.
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A tiny wooden shelter with a window and a lock on the door. Image: courtesy of Khaleel Seivwright from his website
Cathy Crowe | In a modern David and Goliath epic, the city of Toronto is threatening carpenter Khaleel Seivwright with legal action over his structures for homeless people.
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Image of plexiglass sleeping cubicles in Better Living Centre. Lawn type furniture cots substitute for beds. Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | The City of Toronto faces criticism for using plexiglass cubicles that resemble prison cells in a recently re-opened congregate shelter.
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Cathy Crowe | A legal coalition returns to court to advocate for physical distancing in shelters to protect homeless people from COVID-19.
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A street in Moss Park, Toronto. Image: marc falardeau/Flickr
Ken Theobald | This pandemic has coincided with a dramatic struggle for racial and social justice. This struggle gives us confidence that the previous "normal" will no longer be tolerated.
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Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park in 2019. Image: Paul Sableman/Flickr
Lisa Lacoste | "I see constantly in Toronto not a lack of concern about homelessness and income inequality, but a sweeping inability to acknowledge it."
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Chelsea Nash | Ten taxi drivers working at Pearson International Airport have died since the beginning of the pandemic.
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A crowded shelter. Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | It took a lawsuit at the Superior Court level to push Toronto to commit to enforceable physical distancing in shelters.
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June Chua | The cost of housing is affecting everyone everywhere. Activists are organizing against the corporatization of neighbourhoods and calling on people to question pension funds invested in real estate.
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Grassroots organizer Suzanne Narain. Image: Errol Young. Used with permission.
Zaid Noorsumar | As many as 100 temp agencies operate in the highly diverse neighbourhood, says advocacy report.
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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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Mobile phone showing Uber logo. Image: Automobile Italia/Flickr
Rick Salutin | It's necessary from time to time to update the enemies list. Enemies are harder to identify when they come in casual, tech-ish garb, like Google and Uber.