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Renters brace for winter COVID-19 evictions

Renters brace for winter COVID-19 evictions

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Length: 0:29:23
Uploaded: 26 Oct, 2020

Recording Date: 25 Oct, 2020
Recording Location: Toronto
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Language: English
Topical for: 1 Week
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: Renters brace for winter COVID-19 evictions
Description: Hicham Alasbachi is a Syrian refugee who lives in a one bedroom, first-floor apartment on Weston Road in North York, Ontario. He’s been there for a couple years now, but he’s not sure how much longer he’ll be able to stay. Alasbachi’s had problems paying his rent for a long time, and now, seven months into the pandemic, he’s facing the possibility of eviction. As part of Year K, our ongoing series exploring how the pandemic could make Canada a less equal place, today we’re focused on evictions and why the COVID economic downturn is hitting renters so hard.

Host(s): Jaime Poisson
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Type: News Reports

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