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Housing activists remember three more homeless deaths in Toronto – By John Bonnar
Wednesday December 9, 2009 – 11:51 pm | Comments Off on Housing activists remember three more homeless deaths in Toronto – By John Bonnar
Housing activists remember three more homeless deaths in Toronto – By John Bonnar

By John Bonnar
A sombre memorial vigil marked by both song and silence commemorated three more homeless deaths in Toronto during the monthly vigil held Tuesday outside the Church of the Holy Trinity.
More than 30 people …

Toronto allies rally in solidarity with Iranian students – By John Bonnar
Monday December 7, 2009 – 10:23 am | Comments Off on Toronto allies rally in solidarity with Iranian students – By John Bonnar
Toronto allies rally in solidarity with Iranian students – By John Bonnar

By John Bonnar
Dozens of protesters holding signs demanding freedom for Iranian students and political prisoners marked National Students Day in Iran with a solidarity rally Saturday outside Hart House at the University of Toronto.
Every year …

Why Ontario needs a long-term affordable housing strategy – By John Bonnar
Wednesday November 25, 2009 – 10:31 am | One Comment
Why Ontario needs a long-term affordable housing strategy –  By John Bonnar

Photo of Panhandler on Sparks Street in Ottawa courtesy of  Rick Carroll on Flickr.
By John Bonnar
People who have experienced homelessness or inadequate housing are the experts in what is needed in a housing strategy, according …

Paul Croutch remembered
Saturday August 29, 2009 – 11:31 am | Comments Off on Paul Croutch remembered
Paul Croutch remembered

By John Bonnar
It was a rainy night in Toronto, damp enough to keep most people indoors. But not Paul Croutch, who was wrapped in garbage bags and sleeping on a bench in Moss Park …

Turmoil in Iran, solidarity rally held at Queen’s Park – By John Bonnar
Tuesday June 23, 2009 – 5:17 pm | Comments Off on Turmoil in Iran, solidarity rally held at Queen’s Park – By John Bonnar
Turmoil in Iran, solidarity rally held at Queen’s Park – By John Bonnar

By John Bonnar
Two days before the June 12 elections in Iran, it already seemed possible that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could lose to his main rival, Mir Hussein Moussavi. On the eve of the election, …

Poverty activists reject upscale housing developments in Regent Park – By John Bonnar
Sunday June 14, 2009 – 12:38 pm | Comments Off on Poverty activists reject upscale housing developments in Regent Park – By John Bonnar
Poverty activists reject upscale housing developments in Regent Park – By John Bonnar

By John Bonnar
Toronto Social Justice Magazine
On a dull late spring Saturday morning at Regent and Dundas in Toronto, the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) and supporters have come to Regent Park with a …

Community groups fight for better living, working conditions for temporary foreign workers and live-in caregivers – By John Bonnar
Wednesday June 10, 2009 – 11:56 pm | Comments Off on Community groups fight for better living, working conditions for temporary foreign workers and live-in caregivers – By John Bonnar
Community groups fight for better living, working conditions for temporary foreign workers and live-in caregivers – By John Bonnar

From Toronto Social Justice Magazine

Eleven o’clock Tuesday morning at the Workers’ Action Centre. Media and supporters are jam-packed into a room to listen to representatives of the newly formed Caregivers Action Centre, comprised of …

Pedestrians, cyclists and buskers reclaim the streets in Kensington Market – By John Bonnar
Tuesday June 2, 2009 – 11:41 pm | Comments Off on Pedestrians, cyclists and buskers reclaim the streets in Kensington Market – By John Bonnar
Pedestrians, cyclists and buskers reclaim the streets in Kensington Market – By John Bonnar

From Toronto Social Justice Magazine

By 1:00 p.m. the barricades were up, streets were swept clean of cars, replaced with pedestrians, cyclists, buskers and street vendors. Just outside St. Stephen’s Community House on Augusta Avenue, two …