Tag Archives: Ontario Coalition Against Poverty

Rising food prices harm those on social assistance: OCAP

Jessica Sikora — The annual cost of living across Canada rose by 2% this January over last year.  The cost of food, however, rose at twice that rate (4%). In Ontario, the increase in food prices has been even steeper ...

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Toronto’s homeless shelters bursting at the seams

John Clarke — Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) marched to Toronto City Hall. We brought with us copies of a report we had put together called Out in the Cold: The Crisis in Toronto’s Shelter System. The City Council was putting ...

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OCAP radicals block Yonge-Dundas traffic, pledge more

Members of the radical Ontario Coalition Against Povetry (OCAP) began blocking traffic at Canada’s busiest intersection, during the lunch hour rush today [Sept.17]. OCAP had earlier staged a rally and meal at Toronto City Hall and marched up to Yonge ...

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