Anti-poverty group calls luxury dinner experience under Gardiner Expressway ‘disgusting’

Anti-poverty protestors say a luxury dining experience taking place under the Gardiner Expressway, is “disgusting”. Pointing to Toronto’s homelessness crisis, adding dozens are being kicked out from living under the highway, as the urban “elite” pay hundreds to eat there.…

Anti-poverty group slams luxury Toronto Gardiner Expressway dining experience

Hundreds of anti-poverty protesters are slated to break bread under the Gardiner Expressway Friday night – taking a stand against a luxury dinner event taking place a short distance away. We are hosting “Dinner with a View…of the Rich,” said…

Poverty activists to protest luxury ‘dome’ dining event staged near former homeless camp

TORONTO – Poverty activists are targeting a pop-up luxury dining event located next to the site of a former homeless camp. The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty dubbed Friday’s protest “Dinner With A View… Of The Rich.” READ MORE: Encampments in…

City of Toronto staff remove encampments under Gardiner Expressway

The City of Toronto says staff removed encampments from under the Gardiner Expressway Wednesday morning. Brad Ross, a spokesperson for the City of Toronto, told Global News the action comes after a tent fire under the highway near Spadina Avenue…

Advocates for Toronto’s homeless population criticize ordered evacuation of tent city

TORONTO – Advocates for Toronto’s homeless population say the city is putting vulnerable people at greater risk by forcing them to leave their makeshift shelters. City officials are in the process of handing out notices to homeless residents living in…

City of Toronto orders people living under Gardiner Expressway to leave within 2 weeks

The City of Toronto says orders have been issued asking people in eight areas under the Gardiner Expressway to leave within two weeks, citing safety concerns. City spokesperson Brad Ross told Global News that transportation services staff began proactively issuing…