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Declan Keogh

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Samuel Engelking

The Moss Park overdose prevention site began as a symbol of anguish and frustration – and lack of government support – caused by the ongoing opioid crisis. Over time, it became emblematic of the resolve of volunteers who showed up every day. more

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Declan Keogh

The death of Iranian-Canadian academic and environmental activist Kavous Seyed-Emami, who was accused of spying and jailed by the Iranian government in February, has been ruled a suicide by Iranian authorities more

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Samuel Engelking

In Toronto interview, mayor of U.S. town hit by alt-right terror last summer says there’s reason for political optimism in the age of Trump more

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Declan Keogh

Everyone who works on Queen West Community Health Centre's harm reduction outreach team comes, in one form or another, from the street-involved communities they serve more

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Paul Salvatori

Toronto Public Health calls on province to address psychological impacts of overdose epidemic on harm reduction workers more

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Declan Keogh

City officials cite bylaw infractions and safety issues as reasons for ordering removal of accessibility ramp more

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Paul Salvatori

Harm reduction workers on the front line of fentanyl-fuelled overdose epidemic say it’s time for the federal government to start having open discussions about legalizing hard drugs, including access to prescription heroin more

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Declan Keogh

Snub follows protest at police board meeting over cops' handling of altercation caught on video that critics say is another example of “how badly the police are interacting with queer, street-involved and racialized communities.” more

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Someone I had unprotected oral sex with was HIV-positive. In the eyes of the court, he should bear the full weight under the Canadian judicial system for failing to disclose his status to me. more

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"We see so many adverts for cancer awareness on TV – celebrities fundraising, people talking about it. You rarely see people talking about their HIV. It's still dealt with in silence." more

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Declan Keogh

Members of Toronto's LGBTQ community crash police "Take Back The Park" event following sex sweep that's prompted comparisons to 80s bathhouse raids more

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Declan Keogh

The builder of a small skatepark in the west end hopes City Hall will include the community in the construction of new skateparks more

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