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In Halifax, housing advocates fear shortages of shelter adding to the...

Community legal worker Mark Culligan refers to cases of Nova Scotians facing pandemic-era evictions in a hot housing market as “the new poor.”“We’re seeing...

B.C. election: Advocates say Liberal plan on ‘street disorder’ criminalizes poverty...

A B.C. human rights organization says the BC Liberals’ pledge to tackle “growing street disorder” and crime rates by hiring more police officers —...

Rooming house tenants fight to save some of Toronto’s last affordable...

Joseph da Silva’s tiny furnished room at the Inglewood Arms is packed with things other people have discarded.Plastic packing crates crammed with dry...

Tax breaks for the wealthy? Or dignity and security for the...

Canada can afford to eliminate poverty, support the middle class and dramatically shrink the gap between the rich and poor by introducing an...

Advocates protest city plan to remove homeless camps in Rosedale Valley

Toronto homeless advocates are calling for a moratorium on the city’s plan to dismantle makeshift encampments in the Rosedale Valley set for Tuesday...

‘It’s got to stop’: Meet the Calgary LGBTQ advocate working to...

CALGARY—Hilary Chapple came out in 1984. She became an activist in the early 1990s and has been advocating for LGBTQ rights in Alberta...

Those who toil in low-wage jobs in the GTA more likely...

The swelling ranks of Greater Toronto workers who pour coffee, clean offices and toil in other low-wage jobs are more likely to be...

Remembering Richard: ‘You were a cranky poet, and your park and...

Everybody knew Richard.A fan of crossword puzzles, writer of poetry, artist, photographer, a fast friend to dogs and then perhaps their owners, Richard...

Jump in food bank use called ‘canary in the coal mine’

Food bank use in the Toronto region is growing as more people struggle with low incomes and the galloping cost of living, says...

Black families twice as likely to go hungry as white households,...

Black households in Canada are almost twice as likely as white households to have trouble putting food on the table due to lack...
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