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“We're dealing with a lot of equal rights issues in Toronto, and there is still work that needs to be done, but we are in a better position than a lot of people around the world”
“Stop smiling, thousands are dead and you’re smiling… thousands of our friends are dead.”
Residents say the landlord is imposing massive rent hikes while complaints of cockroaches, mice, bedbugs, and urgent repairs are ignored.
It's unknown if the mayor was home in his condo at the time.
Anti-poverty groups handed out pamphlets outside RBC’s annual general meeting.
Meanwhile, seven more names were added to Toronto's homeless memorial April 11.
Advocates for low-income residents in need of affordable housing were not invited to the table.
Guest speakers on how to mobilize against Trump and support people living in poverty.
Warming centre services have been extended at two Toronto drop-ins following pressure from activists.
Here's what we should be doing.
And the many things it still needs to work on.
Debbie Field is stepping down from FoodShare.
How hunger and food insecurity works (and doesn't) in Toronto.
Twenty years ago, an exciting new program promised equal opportunity for every child in Ontario. So why are kids in poverty still falling behind?
York University students are alleviating homelessness with the spoils of unused gift cards.
Poverty is on the rise in "the City Above Toronto," and their feeble social safety net isn't equipped to support those most in need.
As poverty surges in the inner-suburbs, food banks struggle to thwart rampant hunger in new pockets of the city.
Community shows concern for poverty reduction, and urges action.