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Talking Radical Radio – Building tenant power in Ottawa’s Herongate neighbourhood

The Monitor, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, page 19 – The right to a home in the city

The Leveller – Tenant coalition fighting evictions in Ottawa told to ‘cease and desist’

The Leveller – Disconnected Realities: Country club politics put vulnerable Herongate residents in peril

The Leveller – The German Money Behind the Heron Gate Evictions

The Leveller – Mass Eviction in Herongate Developer Threatens to SLAPP Tenant Coalition

The Leveller – “I was very scared because I am new to this country and my English is not very good”

The Leveller – From Hard Numbers to Harder Reality

The Leveller –  Heron Gate residents suffer from a legacy of poor maintenance and landlords’ use of a municipal committee to overturn bylaw orders

Groundwire Community News Radio – Stopping the Mass evictions in Ottawa | Neal Rockwell, CKUT  (starts at 17:20)

Huffington Post – We Can’t Turn A Blind Eye To Investment Firms Preying On Low-Income Homes

CBC – Mayor meets with Heron Gate tenants facing eviction

CBC – Heron Gate eviction violates human rights law, United Nations advocate says

CBC – Heron Gate evictions a human rights issue, says housing advocate

CBC – Heron Gate tenants prepare to launch human rights challenge to mass evictions

CBC RADIO – Ottawa Morning – Heron Gate Eviction

Radio-Canada – Des résidents d’Heron Gate, menacés d’expulsion, dénoncent l’état de leurs logements

Radio-Canada – Expulsion de locataires à Heron Gate : un rassemblement prévu contre le promoteur

Leilani Farha on Herongate on the Rick Gibbons Show (starts at 29:10)


Ricochet – Tenant coalition fighting evictions in Ottawa told to ‘cease and desist’

Ricochet – The brutal economic logic of Ottawa’s Heron Gate evictions