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Peter Biesterfeld

The mayor's "just right" financial blueprint for 2018 is not so magical for those forced to navigate the growing humanitarian crisis in Toronto's overcrowded shelter system more

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These condos and rental apartments are poised to transform the four-kilometre stretch between Jane and Dufferin more

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Stories of sexual assault are an all-to-familiar reality for homeless women resorting to sleeping in unsafe spaces because of overcrowding in the shelter system more

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Michael Y.C. Tseng

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

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Samuel Engelking

The shortage of space in Toronto’s shelter system has taken a dangerous turn, and as conditions deteriorate activists say they’re left with no option but to escalate the struggle more

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Peter Biesterfeld

Activists say mayor’s plan to place 400 more beds in existing shelters instead of opening up new ones will only make an already unsafe overcrowding situation less safe more

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The west-end neighbourhood's landscape is changing 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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Peter Biesterfeld

Council’s new advocate for the poor says the city has to have the courage to be honest with the public: tackling poverty is going to cost money more

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Sistering town hall

Samantha Edwards

During a packed town hall meeting, Sistering announced they're forming a community council to bridge the gap between the drop-in centre and the neighbourhood more

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It feels strange to not be able to afford a house in the East York neighbourhood of small Second-World-War-era homes I grew up in more

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Richard Longley

East York’s wartime housing stands as an example of a national affordable housing strategy that was both pragmatic and idealistic more

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Courtesy of Ryerson University

The school's shift toward gender-neutrality is about ethics and safety more

Education

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Rafael Ferreira Pimentel

From how to pay for your rent to what you can expect from your landlord, here's advice on how to rent an apartment in Toronto more

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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

Real Estate

We relentlessly focus on the personal characteristics of people who are homeless, rather than the societal conditions that cause people to become homeless in the first place more

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After confronting brutal oppression in his CBC film The Skin We’re In, the director gets quieter in Hot Docs’ Unarmed Verses, a vibrant look at three talented Black youths uprooted by a forced “revitalization” ­project in North York more

Hot Docs 2017

“I have issue when people are buying property or are taking out properties that used to be rentals and turning them into full-time Airbnb [units],” says Councillor Ana Bailão. more

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Jodianne Beckford

Toronto’s housing bubble has created a landlord’s market, to the disadvantage in particular of Black renters. more

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Errol Young

“Gala screening” of new OCAP film on the crisis in Toronto's shelter system plays to a crowd of 150 people outside­ John Tory’s condo more

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