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Hundreds March on First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Downtown Toronto

Matriarchal Circle lead Indigenous people and allies to Native Child and Welfare Services Toronto, denouncing past and ongoing genocide
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Plainclothes Toronto Police Arrest and Detain Organizers Leaving Peaceful Press Conference

Toronto Police Services followed lone organizers and put them in unmarked vans, holding them for several hours
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Police Violence at 14 Division Following Numerous Arrests at Lamport Stadium Encampment Defence

Toronto Police Officers indiscriminately attacked people at the front of a peaceful demonstration demanding information on detained homeless encampment defenders
Culture
Culture

Golf Courses or Urban Farms: Feeding Toronto in Crisis

Delving deep into Toronto’s food apartheid, The Hoser interviewed food security advocates and researchers for recent takes on the pandemic’s impact on community organizing, food sharing, land use, and public space.
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The Monster is in the Child Welfare System

There are more Indigenous children in the Canadian child welfare system today than there were at the height of Residential schools in 1953. Katherine Gandy, a Secwépemc and Ojibwe grassroots organizer, recounts her battle with the child welfare system in Toronto.
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Walking on the Cracks: Seeing Toronto with Two Eyes

A Photo Essay by The Hoser's first summer student, Kirsten Marshall
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No Pride In Genocide Event Brings Thousands to Downtown Toronto

Indigenous-led coalition and community filled public square to remember the thousands of Indigenous children who died at Canadian Residential Schools
Columns
Columns

Do Not Laugh, Move or Breathe During the Freedom Song

"The unwritten rules of the national anthem are: Don’t walk. Don’t sit. Don’t slouch. Don’t giggle. Stand tall. Be quiet. Be still. And most importantly, be obedient." Two-Spirit academic, activist, beader, drummer, and social worker Shaya Macdonald writes about their relationship with the national anthem as a member of Benoit First Nation (Penwaaq L’nu’k), Ktaqmkuk with L’nu and French ancestry.
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Hamilton's Light Rail Transit and Displacement, a comic by Simon Orpana

The Hoser's cartoonist Simon Orpana illustrates how Hamilton's controversial LRT has affected the city's affordable housing market.

Connecting Legacies of Struggle: Solidarity to Black and Indigenous Communities

A list of Black and Indigenous educational speakers, artists and educators you should support.

Colombians in Toronto Join Forces Downtown to Bring Awareness of Growing Violence 

In the third instalment of The Hoser's Movement Series, Nathalie Cortes analyzes the 2020-2021 Colombian anti-government protests.

Interview with new Toronto and York Region Labour Council President Andria Babbington

The Hoser caught up with Andria Babbington at a picket line in Kensington Market she was attending in solidarity with striking Wine Rack workers

A Year Later and Sarah Hegazi’s Legacy is Still Honoured

Friends of Hegazi Commission Mural in Toronto’s Gay Village in Her Memory

Juneteenth in the GTA: A Celebration of Black Community

“I'm here for many reasons, but mainly it's because it is good to celebrate Blackness as a whole.”

How to Be Immune in Toronto: Vaccine Lines and Other Parts of the Global Pandemic That Are Probably About You.

As Ontarians line up for their second doses, Toronto writer and comedian, Amy Cunningham, reflects on the view from the end of the line.

COVID-19 Rages in India but Modi Focuses on Reviving His Tarnished Image

The second instalment of The Hoser's Movement Series looks at how the Indian Hindu-nationalist government has handled the pandemic, the farmers' protests and social media censorship.

Wine Rack Workers on Strike for Better Pay, Better Hours and Equitable Schedules

Wine Rack employees with SEIU Local 2 have been on strike since June 7

What Does Landback Mean? An explainer

In The Know With The Hoser is back, and this time we explain what the Landback movement is and stands for