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Rent strike campaign organized by residents in Toronto, Canada.

Support the Flemingdon Park Rent Strike!

What follows is a call to support the Flemingdon Park rent strike, yet another rent strike popping off in so-called Ontario in Canada. BACKGROUND On August 1st more than 200 tenants at 31-35 St. Dennis Drive...

Between Neighbors: From Rent Strike to Rent Strike

The following interview between residents involved in two different rent strikes was first published in This is Parkdale. Download PDF HERE Some tenants from the May 1st Metcap Rent Strike and the February 1st 1251...

Toronto: 1251 King Rent Strike Ends in Victory

The following report from Parkdale Organize announces a victory in their second rent strike campaign since forming several years ago. To learn more about the group and their first rent strike, check out our...

Toronto: Parkdale Rent Strike Brings Nuspor to the Table

The following is an update on the ongoing rent strike in Toronto, organized by Parkdale Organize. To hear our interview with the group on our podcast, here. Late last week rent strikers at 1251...

Toronto: Residents on Rent Strike Flyer Neighborhoods of Landlords

Residents in the working-class neighborhood of Parkdale are engaged in a rent strike against their landlords, and recently carried out the following flyering campaign. To learn more about Parkdale Organize, check out our podcast...

Parkdale Rent Strikers to Michael Lax: Your Eviction Notices Don’t Intimidate Us

The following short report comes from Parkdale Organize in Toronto. For more information on the group, check out our podcast interview with them here, as well as this overview of current self-organized tenant groups...

Toronto Residents Announce Rent Strike on February 1st

This following report from Parkdale Organize announces yet another rent strike in the Toronto based neighborhood. For more information about Parkdale Organize, check out our podcast interview about their last successful rent strike here.  Tonight,...

Tenants Demand Nuspor Investments drop Rent Increases

This morning a group of our neighbours from 1251 King, along with members of Parkdale Organize, travelled together from Parkdale to the uptown offices of the landlord, Nuspor Investments. We came to demand Nuspor...

This Is Parkdale, Vol. 2, Issue 2: “Gentrification” is the Tip of the Iceberg

Download PDF Here “GENTRIFICATION” IS THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG It seems like everyone nowadays is talking about ‘gentrification’ in the neigh­bourhood, especially now that two condo towers are slated to go up at King and...

Toronto: Tenants Organize Against Rent Increase at 1251 King West

Our neighbours at 1251 King are beginning to organize against an above guideline rent increase at their building. Their landlord, Nuspor Investments, is trying to raise the rent way above the guideline to make...