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josephs

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Interesting Discussion about Rent Strikes
« on: November 28, 2023, 10:43:04 am »

I bumped into this podcast about rent strikes, and I think it's something that some forum members would be interested in

https://toronto.citynews.ca/2023/11/28/rent-strikes-tenants-using-last-resort/






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Re: Interesting Discussion about Rent Strikes
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2023, 12:53:37 pm »
I seem to have missed most of "National Housing Day" although a few un-dated, un-captioned pictures are in... I went to places like Dundas Square, City Hall and Queen's Park - not much was going on.

It may be that the strikers went south on Bay Street... on Monday evening I took a picture of a sign in a possible... Dream Unlimited building (??? ... I'm not sure) that heralded the company's food festival!

I hope I have gotten this way, way wrong.

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(Addendum 1:15 p.m.) Nope - I got it right. I did a search in Duckduckgo for "350 Bay St." and "Dream"!

    https://dream.ca/dcfinancialdistrict

By the way one of those "restored historic alleyways" stinks to high heaven. Like something straight out of Dickens, only worse.

« Last Edit: November 29, 2023, 01:14:33 pm by romank »

 

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