Paul Salvatori

The 19th century rooming house at King and Strachan is nearing its final days to make way for a condo more

Jun 30, 2017 5:49 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog


Peter Biesterfeld

"We're literally taking money away from the poorest to keep property taxes low for people who are wealthy," says Parkdale-High Park Councillor Gord Perks. "It's reverse Robin Hood." more

Feb 15, 2017 4:06 PM News 8 Comments

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Zach Ruiter

Through rain, snow and whatever else the city throws at her, Kneve is in Allan Gardens and on the streets fighting for some of Toronto's most vulnerable more

Dec 21, 2016 8:00 AM News 2 Comments

Prominent members of Toronto’s faith communities say the city isn’t sticking to its anti-poverty blueprint more

Nov 17, 2016 5:53 PM News


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Decades of austerity have eroded social assistance in the province to the point where people are unable to feed themselves. Now the Wynne government is taking poverty reduction cues from the International Monetary Fund more

Oct 26, 2016 9:00 PM News 12 Comments

Growing food locally on the Islands and building more protected bike lanes are just two ways Toronto can address poverty and put folks to work in ways that protect the planet more

Jan 18, 2016 8:00 AM , News


Ben Spurr

Experts say new mayor is already taking markedly different approach to fighting inequality than his predecessor more

Feb 19, 2015 4:01 PM News

A new report finds city's portion of children living in low-income families is highest in the country more

Nov 14, 2014 4:01 PM News