For Rich Or For Poor

Won 1st place in best news story /w circulation over 10,000 category at the 2012 Ontario Community Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Awards On an unseasonably warm January day, street nurse Cathy Crowe gazes up at an abandoned Victorian-era building on Sherbourne Street. As more than 80,000 requests for a subsidized home languish on … [Read more...]

EDITORIAL: Act Quickly To Legalize Basement Apartments In Vaughan

This unsigned editorial originally appeared in the Feb. 18 edition of The Vaughan Citizen and is written by Omar Mosleh. Here in Vaughan, we are facing an alarming lack of affordable housing. A recent York Region study found that more than 3,400 households are waiting on housing geared toward low-income families. About 10 per cent of our … [Read more...]