social housing

Sep 26, 2011

YIMBY kit launched to fight NIMBYism

Pivot Legal Society
The YIMBY kit was launched in Vancouver over the weekend. We talk with Pivot's Darcie Bennett and Johanna Suttor-Doerksen from the Salsbury Community Society.

Women's Housing March and DTES Block Party

Sep 17, 2011
Cordova and Columbia, just west of Main St.
Vancouver , BC
49° 14' 44.5596" N, 123° 6' 4.4532" W
British Columbia CA
Join the Downtown Eastside Women Centre Power of Women Group in the 5th Annual March for Women's Housing and March Against Poverty followed by a DTES block party!
Aug 4, 2011

Tuition increases by stealth

Nick Falvo
On Tuesday night, Peterborough city council approved a plan for a for-profit corporation to own and operate a new student residence at Trent University. I'm concerned that this may signal a new trend.
Jul 25, 2011

Is social assistance a 'poverty pariah'?

Nick Falvo
An article in NOW Magazine looks at social assistance in Ontario. The article is aptly entitled "Poverty pariah," in light of how apparently unpopular Ontario's welfare system has become.
Mar 21, 2011

Tent city challenges Olympic Village housing

Redeye speaks with one of the activists involved in setting up a tent city in the former Athletes Village on the anniversary of the tent city set up during the 2010 Olympics.


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