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[URBAN NOTE] Four articles about the controversy over the gentrifiers of Parkdale

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  • This is the Toronto Life profile about the gentrifiers who bought a Parkdale rooming house and evicted its residents for their family home.
  • The Toronto Star looked at the online backlash to the article and the trend of gentrification it depicts.
  • If this GoFundMe campaign, if it falls short of $730000, will donate the funds raised to renters’ groups.
  • Edward Keenan writes in the Star about the nerve this story strikes, and about the displacement of the poor from the homes they can afford.

Written by Randy McDonald

June 1, 2017 at 10:00 pm

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