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Ontario Coalition Against Poverty

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Peter Biesterfeld

Among the materials banned by city staff was an Ontario Coalition Against Poverty banner with the words Tory’s Lies Cost Lives, a reference to the mayor's record on poverty more

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Ontario Coalition Against Poverty says private security hired by the BIA has been threatening homeless people, kicking them awake and banning them from the premises in some cases ahead of special events at the park more

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Peter Biesterfeld

Mayor who's tweeted photos of himself with homeless people has also been the overseer - some would say the architect - of the desperate crisis in our shelter system more

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Errol Young

Despite shelter crisis, housing fund has been underspent by $14 million since 2013 more

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Malone Mullin

Activists at rally calling for $15 minimum wage say provincial review of workplace rights presents "a golden opportunity" to replicate successes in the U.S. more

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Their message is a vital one. And yet. more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

Plus: Rise up for migrant workers' rights more

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