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Parkdale rent strike

Michael Y.C. Tseng

Tenants of 1251 King West are protesting against their landlord, Nuspor Investments more

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Samantha Edwards

On National Housing Day, Parkdale residents protested an incoming luxury condo development slated for the intersection more

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Liam Barrington-Bush

The neighbourhood has yet to experience gentrification on the scale that a two-tower condo mega-project approved for King and Dufferin will bring more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Random encounters provide a connection to the wilderness in an unnatural city more

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Flickr/Tibet Kitchen

Forced to move out after their rent doubled, the popular Tibetan restaurant struggles to find a new home in Toronto more

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Samuel Engelking

Big idea to turn library, community centre and arts building into neighbourhood focal point has residents “a little excited and scared,” says Councillor Gord Perks more

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Paul Salvatori

The 19th century rooming house at King and Strachan is nearing its final days to make way for a condo more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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Jeff Tessier

That's the concept the city's mayor, Fred Eisenberger, and condo developer Brad J. Lamb are selling. But are you buying it? more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Movement to maintain Parkdale's status as one of Toronto's few remaining affordable and diverse downtown neighbourhoods takes root in a garden off Milky Way Lane more

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How the Market can survive and thrive in the era of big planning more

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Lana Goldberg

Busy Street warehouse was movement-building community hub and ground zero for environmental group's activist training during nine-year tenancy more

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Empire Communities proposes to demolish all but the corner facade of York Square and pile a massive 40-storey condominium tower on stilts above more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Poor, homeless, sex workers and drug users will be the invisible casualties of plans for LGBTQ-focused sport centre in Toronto's Downtown East more

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Tanja-Tiziana

LGBTQ-focused sport facility proposed for Moss Park and John Innes Community Centre site for possible future Olympics bid, has anti-poverty activists worried about a broader city agenda to shut down shelter beds in quickly gentrifying Downtown East more

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