Inclusion

Ending radio silence: podcasts to build strength, solidarity

Ending radio silence: podcasts to build strength, solidarity

Tired of spending all day in front of a screen, more and more people are tuning into their favourite podcasts, and the choices are endless. Whatever your interests, you can easily find a slew of entertaining, informative podcasts to keep you enthralled while performing mundane tasks. A recent report by The Podcast Exchange suggests 8 million Canadian adults listen to podcasts at least once a month.

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Forced Out: Evictions, Race, and Poverty in Toronto

Forced Out: Evictions, Race, and Poverty in Toronto

The study by the Wellesley Institute highlights the stark disparities in eviction filings across Toronto prior to COVID-19. Eviction filing rates were twice as high in neighbourhoods where more low-income renters live. Independent of this association, we also find that Toronto has a racialized eviction problem. Black Torontonians may be at increased risk of eviction.

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One in Four Racialized Tenants in Toronto Neighborhoods Risk Eviction

One in Four Racialized Tenants in Toronto Neighborhoods Risk Eviction

This study highlights the stark disparities in eviction filings across Toronto. Eviction filing rates were twice as high in low-income neighbourhoods. Toronto has a racialized eviction problem—and this even when controlling for things like poverty. There is a clear linear line suggesting racial discrimination—individual, subconscious and conscious, anti-black racism—but also systemic racism.

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