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A Demand for Social Housing: Blue Bonnets Demonstration in C.D.N.

CKUT News spoke with Jen from the Cotes-Des-Neiges Community Council regarding the Blue Bonnets public demonstration, which took place the morning of June 22nd. The demonstration raised awareness and increased engagement towards the development of a large social housing project, proposed for the now-empty lot near Namur Metro. This piece was produced for CKUT by Claudia Edwards. 

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Living on the Streets: Toronto vs MTL

https://archive.org/download/RealDeRealEnMp3/Real%20de%20real%20en%20mp3.mp3 https://archive.org/embed/RealDeRealEnMp3“>Download here On March the 15th, the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) officially released its report Out in the Cold on the state of the Toronto shelter system . The study’s findings are based on numerous interviews with service users and workers. It points out to a shelter system in crisis, plagued by constant overcrowding, […]

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Federal Engagements for Homeless people : On Bus Tour With The RAPSIM

(Photo Credit : RAPSIM Website) Click here to download With a little over one month to go before the Canadian federal elections, the major political parties are making big promises to their electorate.The RAPSIM (“Rapsim”),a homeless advocacy group in Montreal, has struggled with several years of cuts to their federal funding. On September 10th ,the RAPSIM, […]

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Pre-Moving Day Live Housing Panel

Click HERE to download the Mp3 file. On the eve of July 1st, the Moving Day, CKUT Community News Collective got to renew a tradition of holding a Housing Panel on June 30th to inform our listeners about their housing rights as tenants and answer some of the pressing questions. Anouk Millet, Aaron Maiden and […]

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How Much Housing Help Is There? Interview with FRAPRU’s Émilie Joly

Click HERE to download the Mp3 File. At the beginning of June the City of Montreal made public an emergency number that can be used by low-income families in need of home as the 1st of July Moving Day is approaching. Whereas some families do indeed qualify to be helped and given home, many households […]

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Entretien avec le Collectif Logement Plateau Mont-Royal

[audio https://ia601507.us.archive.org/25/items/ITWCollectifLogementPlateauMontRoyal/ITW%20Collectif%20Logement%20Plateau%20Mont%20royal%20.mp3 ] Cliquez ici pour telecharger le fichier audio. Antoine Cadaux a recu dans En Profondeur Paule Lesperance, membre du collectif Logement Plateau Mont-Royal. Leurs principaux objectifs sont de défendre le droit au maintien dans les lieux des locataires et de mobiliser ces derniers pour l’obtention de logement social dans le Grand Plateau. Paule Lesperance […]

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Hippodrome de Montréal: des réponses claires ?

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/genesis.mp3] Click here to download audio Selon une entente de 2012, la province est supposée céder le terrain de 43 hectares de Blue Bonnets à la Ville de Montréal pour un développement qui profiterait aux mal-logés du quartier Côte-des-Neiges, mais le dossier stagne. Sheetal Pathek, organisatrice communautaire avec Projet Genèse nous en parle. Crédit photo […]

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« Le droit des municipalités à réglementer le parc de logements locatifs »

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/logement_pp_mixdown_1.mp3] Click here to download audio Le mémo juridique «Le droit des municipalités à réglementer le parc de logements locatifs» ce document se base sur le Code Civil et explique les droits et les responsabilités des municipalités et des arrondissements en matière de protection d’hébergement. Suite au dévoilement du document, En Profondeur a reçu en studio […]

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Housing groups demand 1000 social housing units in Verdun

[audio https://ia902503.us.archive.org/24/items/VerdunSocialHousingDemonstrationMay12th/Verdun%20social%20housing%20demonstration%20May%2012th.wav] Click here to download audio This week, social housing rights group FRAPRU is organizing a series of actions in the lead up to the May 16th demonstration in front of the Ministry of finance in Quebec City. Yesterday, FRAPRU and the Ciizens Action Commitee of Verdun organized a gathering to demand 1000 new housings […]

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FRAPRU requests 1000 social housing units in Verdun

At 2pm on Monday, May 12th, protesters gathered in front of the De l’Eglise metro station and marched to the office of Jacques Daoust, the minister of economy, innovations and exportations. The intention of the action was to hand over to Jacques Daoust the protesters demands concerning social housing, however the SPVM was blocking the […]

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Provincial elections neglect rental board issues

[audio https://ia600809.us.archive.org/30/items/2010Daren/0404%20intw%20with%20Claire%20Abraham.mp3] Click here to download audio CKUT brings you an interview with Claire Abraham from Project Genesis. Claire speeks about another ignored issue in the provincial elections which is the waiting delays at the rental board. Fred Burrill, from the housing rights group POPIR comite logement said: „we have talked about our worries and demands […]

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Social housing to be put on the map in Montreal

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/social_housing_report_mixdown_1.mp3] Click here to download audio Social housing organizations in Montreal are accusing the rental board of forcing tenants to live in outrageous rental housing conditions: when a tenant has sanitary issues in their apartment, they have to wait an average of twenty months before his complaint gets heard. Housing rights groups have called on […]