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Paul Salvatori

Police had to escort patrons past demonstrators waving signs and banging pans – once safely inside, one of the patrons turns to face protestors and holds up both middle fingers Read more

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As future health care providers, we want to be able to send patients like Mr. K into living conditions that promote good health rather than back into the streets or other precarious situations that keep people sick Read more

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Ryan Remiorz The Canadian Press

Plus, crystal meth reality check, homeless deaths on council's head and planning Toronto for social cohesion Read more

Letters To The Editor

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Paul Salvatori

The mayor announced on the weekend that the city will "spend what it takes" to fix potholes, but not homelessness – does he even care? On February 12, six more names of those who died in the street last month were added to Toronto's Homeless Memorial Read more

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Samuel Engelking

If the recent debate at council proves anything it's that the mayor just doesn't get it Read more

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Justin Haynes

On a bad night, there are more than 700 men here. Some are coping with drug addiction. Some appear frightened and shell-shocked. (How could this happen to me?) Read more

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Peter Biesterfeld

“The shelter crisis is making our women sick, exhausted and at risk of violence and premature death, and this must end.” Read more

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Peter Biesterfeld

Now under Doug Ford, the poor are facing overt class warfare Read more

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The city's defecation problem is an open secret thanks to officials who long ago washed their hands of providing bathrooms for citizens, writes Lezlie Lowe Read more

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ODSP believes that my poverty is my fault, and so it keeps recipients far below the poverty line in a form of systemic violence that sadly exhausts us and makes us sick Read more

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Malone Mullin

“The early results showed many participants were re-engaging in the community after years of deep poverty. Their futures are now uncertain.” Read more

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The Toronto Foundation's Vital Signs report, the first to look at city issues through an equity lens, calls for a radical shift in how we sees ourselves if we're to tackle declining quality of life Read more

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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 Read more

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From people uncomfortably sprawled in sleeping bags – some agitated, many sick – to the threat of bodily harm, Toronto's respite centres for the homeless are overcrowded with human suffering Read more

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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 Read 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 Read more

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Errol Young

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

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