Posts Filed Under: poverty
Are surveillance cameras and private security guards in pseudo-public spaces creating invisible gated communities within the city?
The Palace Arms, a 19th century rooming house at King and Strachan, has served as an affordable home to poor men.
"Toronto lost one of it's biggest social justice champions with the passing of Pam McConnell. She was a guiding light for us all."
City Council could do far more to improve the lives of marginalized citizens who are impacted daily by racism, sexism, classism, homophobia, transphobia, and ableism.
What does it say about our city? While some Torontonians make millions off a skyrocketing housing market, homeless deaths have nearly doubled.
“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.