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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...

Reflections on the East Hamilton Rent Strike

The following report and reflection on the East Hamilton Rent Strike was originally published on the North-Shore.Info website. “Alright, so show of hands, who is committed to a rent strike starting May 1st?” There was...

Class War on the Lobby Floor: How Tenants Won a Rent Strike

In this episode, we talk to an organizer with Parkdale Organize, an autonomous and grassroots working-class organization in so-called Toronto, Canada, which has worked to build the power of collective action among various apartment...
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“This is Parkdale”: How Tenants Launched A Rent Strike & Won

In the summer of 2017, in the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale, over 300 tenants living across 12 apartment buildings went on rent strike to protest a wave of rent increases that would have displaced...