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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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Oct 16, 2011

Occupy Toronto settles in St. James Park

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On Saturday, thousands gathered at King and Bay Streets in downtown Toronto for the beginning of the Occupy Toronto movement.
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Jun 18, 2011

Lack of child-care spaces frustrates mothers

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Toronto mothers are frustrated with the lack of affordable, high-quality child care and with the failure, they say, of all levels of government to listen to the perspectives of mothers.
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Jun 2, 2011

Injured workers face reduced benefits

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On Wednesday, injured workers came to Queen's Park to demand justice. As the economy improves, they said injured workers still face cuts to their medication expenses, retraining and compensation.
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Jun 1, 2011

Alvaro Orozco's deportation delayed until June 9

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Friends and supporters rallied outside the 519 Community Centre in Toronto to pressure the government to stay the deportation order and grant Orozco residency status.
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May 27, 2011

Canadian Boat to Gaza sets sail this spring

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The Canadian Boat for Gaza, a member of the Freedom Flotilla II, sets sail for the Gaza in June joining at least 10 boats representing nations from around the world.
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May 18, 2011

Queer artist fights deportation order

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Queer community advocate Alvaro Orozco continues to fight for his release from detention and a stay on his deportation proceedings until his Humanitarian and Compassionate application has been heard.
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Apr 28, 2011

Activists protest against Barrick Gold

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On Wednesday, over 100 activists protested against Barrick Gold outside the Metro Convention Centre, where Barrick Gold was holding its annual shareholders' meeting.
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Feb 25, 2011

Forum seeks an end to Canada’s housing crisis

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Over 100 people gathered for a forum Friday in Toronto looking for ways to end homelessness and increase the stock of affordable housing in Canada.

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