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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

Dec 13, 2017 4:02 PM News

The west-end neighbourhood's landscape is changing more

Nov 24, 2017 7:00 AM Real Estate


Samantha Edwards

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

Nov 22, 2017 2:02 PM News

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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

Nov 9, 2017 5:17 PM News

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

Nov 1, 2017 8:50 PM News 1 Comments

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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

Nov 1, 2017 8:39 PM News 1 Comments

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Courtesy of Ryerson University

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

Sep 15, 2017 7:00 AM Education


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

Aug 21, 2017 1:15 PM News


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

May 30, 2017 4:51 PM Real Estate 6 Comments

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

May 9, 2017 9:39 AM News 11 Comments

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

Apr 26, 2017 8:00 PM 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

Mar 29, 2017 11:55 AM Real Estate 2 Comments


Jodianne Beckford

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

Mar 15, 2017 4:32 PM News 17 Comments

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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

Nov 16, 2016 6:12 PM News



Co-ownership is on the rise in this red hot housing market more

Nov 1, 2016 1:01 PM Real Estate 4 Comments

Roof for Refugees Canada wants Toronto residents to consider renting out spare rooms or houses to Syrian refugees more

Jul 14, 2016 3:56 PM News

City council needs to prepare for the correction in the housing market that the Bank of Canada governor says is just around the corner more

Jun 15, 2016 6:02 PM News 27 Comments

Needed investments in transit, poverty reduction and EI are historic, but the feds will need to increase revenues next time around to undo decades worth of costly Harper tax cuts more

Mar 23, 2016 4:18 PM News


Michelle da Silva

Housing advocates across Canada marched for National Housing Day today. Here are five people who rallied in Toronto more

Nov 20, 2015 5:01 PM News 4 Comments

Plus: Rise up for migrant workers' rights more

Jul 15, 2015 7:15 PM News

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