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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.
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Written by Randy McDonald

June 1, 2017 at 10:00 pm

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