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Saturday, May 29, 2004

Upcoming events

demonstrations Saturday, May 29 4:00 p.m.:-
 On Thursday May 27th, people living under the Bathurst Street Bridge watched their homes bulldozed and destroyed by a large crew of city workers, flanked by police from numerous downtown police divisions. What was once a small community is now surrounded by tall fencing. As well, OCAP has now learned that more of the same is set to take place, as residents living under the Gardiner Expressway were told by the police last night 'you are next'...
  On Saturday, people will gather for a meal at the site of the next impending eviction, where homes have been built.  You are invited to come out to lend a hand and show support for the community of people who are refusing to back down in the face of the City's anti-poor by-law enforcement.
 Meal under the Gardiner
 Meet at Bathurst Street Bridge
 (Bathurst, just north of Lakeshore, westside)
 4 pm
 They will be moving to the site of the next potential eviction at Gardiner and Spadina.
 For further information, visit their website. There's also background information on the story behind the people who lived at the Bathurst St. Bridge.

meetingsMonday, 31st May go and make your voice heard:-
Government hearing and comments on proposed changes to the Tenant Protection Act.

- The downtown Toronto meeting is at OISE, 252 Bloor St. West, on May
31st. Open house between 6-7 p.m. to be followed by the actual consultation at 7 p.m.
The government's questionnaire can be found on line at
Other consultation materials are at
Jennifer Ramsay
Advocacy and Outreach Co-Ordinator
Advocacy Centre for Tenants - Ontario (ACTO)
425 Adelaide W, 5th floor Toronto, ON M5V 3C1
(T) 416-597-5855, ext 5168 (F) 416-597-5821

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