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Nov 13, 2015
Image: rentassembly.org

Why I can't afford to buy a house

Davis Ballantyne Carr
When I read the CCPA's report on the housing bubble, my first thought was: what millennial is buying a house -- and can I have their job, please?
Podcast
Oct 28, 2015

African Americans shut out of rebuilding of New Orleans

Redeye
After Katrina, residents of New Orleans were scattered across 44 states. Ten years later, many African Americans have not been able to return. Monique Harden says disaster profiteering is to blame.
Podcast
Oct 14, 2015

Black Lives Matter - Toronto

Redeye
The Black Lives Matter movement started in the U.S. in 2012. In the past three years, it’s become a global movement. Pascale Diverlus is co-founder of the Toronto chapter.
Podcast
Sep 20, 2015

DTES residents dying at eight times the national average

Redeye
A UBC study following residents of single-room occupancy hotels over four years found that the risk of dying from chronic health conditions was surprisingly high, especially for mental health issues.
Podcast
May 21, 2015

Systemic racism: Is that a thing?

Redeye
The racial justice organization Race Forward and hip-hop DJ Jay Smooth teamed up to create a series of short monologues on systemic racism. The videos they produced have gone viral.
Podcast
Nov 28, 2014

New report focuses on homeless deaths in B.C.

Redeye
"Dying on the Streets" finds that homeless people die at a young age of both of trauma and disease. The report's author Sean Condon argues these deaths are preventable.
Blog
Nov 24, 2014

Safe Spaces for ALL in Toronto

Krystalline Kraus
November 25th marks one year since we launched the demand for 24 hour women and trans drop-in spaces following the brutal sexual assault of a homeless woman twice in one night at Dundas and Sherbourne
Blog
Nov 21, 2014
Source: Manitoba Housing and Community Development

How affordable is affordable housing?

Josh Brandon
Despite high demand for housing in Winnipeg, some new non-profit housing projects are having difficulties filling some of their suites. Frontline housing advocates are rightly concerned.

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