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Aug 15, 2019
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Fighting homelessness with disaster relief housing

Cathy Crowe
In this excerpt from her new memoir, Cathy Crowe recounts how, in the late 1990s, she and fellow Toronto housing activists fought homelessness by erecting prefabricated housing on undeveloped land.
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Jun 20, 2019

Fighting red tape to get housed in Toronto

John Clapp
Clapp details his recent experience of homelessness and the four catch-22s that make it nearly impossible to find affordable housing in the country's most expensive city.
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Apr 11, 2019

My father was a Duplessis orphan

Suzanne Methot
Suzanne Methot's father was one of 20,000 orphaned children confined to psychiatric institutions in Quebec. In this excerpt from her new book, Methot uncovers her father's past.

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