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John Bonnar is an independent journalist producing print, photo, video and audio stories about social justice issues in and around Toronto.

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Dec 16, 2009

Community rallies for Street Health workers

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For over a year and a half Street Health workers have been fighting for a first collective agreement. On Christmas Eve, they could be locked out.
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Nov 10, 2009

Toronto taxpayers stuck with 2015 Pan Am Games

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Oriel Varga, a spokesperson for No Games Toronto, says the city needs a deep investment in public services; not a gamble in a one-time mega sporting event.
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Oct 16, 2009

The 519 Community Centre serves diverse Toronto population

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In 1975, the 519 Community Centre opened its doors near Church and Wellesley. Thirty four years later, it still serves the local neighbourhood, integrating all communities, genders and sexualities.
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Oct 15, 2009

Toronto's Gay Village remains vibrant

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A recent Toronto Star article implied Toronto's Gay Village is disappearing. On Thursday, I toured the area with Helen Rykens from The 519 Community Centre. She revealed a different story.
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Oct 9, 2009

Workers rally in support of anti-scab legislation

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Ontario workers rallied Thursday in support of an NDP private members Bill 86, that would ban the use of scab labour during strike or lockout situations.

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