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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 31, 2010

Hotel workers in midst of two week strike

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Over 500 members of UNITE HERE Local 75 started a two week strike last Wednesday at the Delta Chelsea hotel in downtown Toronto.
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Oct 5, 2010

Shut down the horse slaughterhouses now, say activists

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On Monday, October 4, a demonstration took place outside of the Beer Bistro on King Street East in Toronto as part of a nation wide protest to shut down the horse slaughterhouses in Canada.
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Sep 15, 2010

Five more names added to Homeless Memorial

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On the second Tuesday of every month, those who died of homelessness on the streets of Toronto are remembered at a memorial vigil outside the Church of the Holy Trinity.
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Jul 27, 2010

Supporters rally for G20 arrestee Kelly Pflug-Back

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“Kelly is an amazing person, a good organizer and done a lot for the community,” said Julian Ichim, a friend and organizer with Sense of Security (S.O.S.).
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Jul 27, 2010

Eleven arrested at OCAP Special Diet rally

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“The police immediately came in and handcuffed us,” said Marque Brill, of the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty. “They didn’t ask us at all, as would be normal, to leave or we will be arrested.”
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Jul 11, 2010

G20 detainee shares his story

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Tommy Taylor was arrested and detained for almost 24 hours after being caught in the wrong place at the wrong time on Saturday during the G20 summit protests.

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