Samantha Edwards

Parkdale residents, students and local activists protested against the provincial government's sweeping cuts to education, housing and legal aid. Read more


From fines on banks to direct actions and the occupation of slumlord properties, with all that is on the line in Toronto in 2019 we might do well to look abroad for examples of those who have decided to fight the housing crisis head-on. Read more


Leilani Farha

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Partially shot in Toronto, Push follows the UN's Leilani Farha as she investigates how private equity firms are profiting from the global housing crisis Read more

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My Roti Place

Hint: It's even more roti! Read more


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When will progressive white men make room for progressive women and people of colour? Read more


How can we trust a city that blithely defines “affordable housing” as anything that goes for market rate, which these days is $2,000 month for your average one-bedroom? Read more



David Laurence

Beloved Parkdale joint to close in December to make way for new project Read more



Samuel Engelking

Renovations are the latest tactic landlords are using to illegally evict people renting Toronto apartments. Here's how some tenants fought back – and won. Read more



Natalia Manzocco

Doomie's owners have "morality on tap" at three new restaurants in Parkdale, but will people be buying? Read more


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A rendering of "Vegandale," as released by the 5700 Inc., the group behind the new restaurants.

Instagram account Parkdale Life and the non-profit Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust hosts a community forum to discuss the “Vegandale” branding and gentrification Read more



Samantha Edwards

City council will vote on proposed $1.5 million rooming house fund in Parkdale Read more


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Rooming houses and bachelorettes in Parkdale have been homes for decades to former psychiatric patients, new immigrants to Canada, disabled folks and those with low or fixed income, but they are disappearing Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Vegan protesters, social media stars and restaurateurs are helping Toronto’s vegan scene grow, despite being at odds with one another. As animal-rights activists protest outside of Antler Kitchen & Bar, three new restaurants are opening in Vegandale. Read more


Vegandale Brewery, opening in Duggan’s Brewery’s old spot in Parkdale, will serve vegan beer and vegan comfort food. Read more

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Parkdale rent strike

Michael Y.C. Tseng

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

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The west-end neighbourhood's landscape is changing Read more

Real Estate

The Margin of Eras Gallery resists the colonial elitism of Toronto's established art institutions Read more



Samantha Edwards

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



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 Read more


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Mythology Diner is a collab with the company behind Doomie's Read more

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