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Landlord and Domino’s Owner put on Notice

Last evening our neighbours Phil, Brandon, and Kelly, along with members of Parkdale Organize, delivered a letter to their landlord Paval Kanagathurai at his Domino’s pizza franchise at 1671 Dundas West (just east of Lansdowne).We are demanding Paval stop all eviction proceedings against his tenants by Friday, October 20. (We would like to thank the workers

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This Is Parkdale: a documentary on the Parkdale Rent Strike

From May to August more than 300 of our neighbours in MetCap buildings went on rent strike and won. Their rent strike forced MetCap to substantially drop the rent increases and commit to a program of rent-relief for low-income tenants. The rent strike was a turning point for Parkdale. Our neighbours showed us that when

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Parkdale Rent Strike Ends in Victory!

Statement of the Rent Strikers’ Negotiating Committee Today we are pleased to announce that the Parkdale rent strike has ended in victory. The organizing of hundreds of working class people in Parkdale, including us and our neighbours, has shifted the balance of power between landlords and tenants in Parkdale in our favour. For the past

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An Interview with Parkdale Organize

Parkdale Organize was recently interviewed by the UK website Novara Media. Full text is below. The original publication can be found online here. // No to Gentrification, Yes to Rent Strikes: An Interview With Toronto’s Parkdale Organize by William Neumeister Recent events have made it tragically clear how dangerous it can be when tenants’ concerns

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