Parkdale

housing

Toronto Is Rapidly Losing Its Most Affordable Housing

Up to a third of Parkdale’s rooming houses are at “imminent risk” of being closed, a recent report shows.
Lindsey Vodarek
4.5.19
News

Dairy Allergy Incident Not the First at Toronto Vegan Restaurant, Diners Claim

After VICE reported on Vittoria Rabito’s hospitalization, more Vegandale Brewery diners came forward.
Nathan Sing
12.21.18
vegans

We Asked Vegans Why So Many People Hate on Vegans

“I've seen way too many Holocaust and slavery comparisons.”
Manisha Krishnan
8.10.18
GENTRIFICATION

Capitalist Vegans Are Tearing Apart This Toronto Neighbourhood

Parkdale, which has been fighting against gentrifying hipsters for a decade, now faces a new threat.
Manisha Krishnan
8.7.18
housing

Group of Toronto Striking Renters Declare Victory

The landlord of a Parkdale building has backed down on their rent increase demands following the two-month-long strike.
Allison Tierney
3.27.18
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Ask a Boomer: Buying a House

Some historical perspective on a red-hot housing market
Kate Fane
7.11.17
housing

How One Story Pissed Off Just About Every Non-Rich Person in Toronto

It’s time for the revolution.
Allison Tierney
5.31.17
housing

Why I Decided to Stop Paying Rent

What it’s like to risk eviction fighting one of Toronto’s worst landlords.
Alykhan Pabani
5.25.17
housing

Toronto Rental Opportunity: Shit in Front of People You Love

At least it’s close to public transit.
Allison Tierney
5.16.17
HOUSING CRISIS

Pissed off Renters in Vancouver and Toronto Are Finally Fighting Back

It’s no coincidence that a tenant union and rent strike are making headlines in the same week. But getting mad has its rewards and risks.
Sarah Berman
5.3.17
Stuff

Do Young People Care About Gentrification?

We interrupted some millennials' $5 coffee to ask if they think about displacing the poor.
Zac Thompson
7.24.16
Stuff

Meet Homepoke, Toronto's Anonymous Stick 'n' Poke Iconoclast

Homepoke's one-time hobby is now something of a business, but he hasn't forgotten his anti-authoritarian roots.
Aidan Johnston
2.4.15
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