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Oh Kensington!: A Decade of Activism for Survival

By Dominique Russell, Serena Purdy. Kensington Market Community Land Trust; Friends of Kensington Market.

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Sunday, May 7

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM


Language: English 

Area: Kensington Market

Theme: Advocacy and Politics, Architecture and Urban Planning, History and Community.

Accessibility: Uneven terrain, Busy sidewalks, Family-friendly walk, Walk leader will use audio amplification.


Join us in this exploration of community activism with Friends of Kensington Market (celebrating its 10th anniversary this year!) and the Kensington Market Community Land Trust. We will look back at past battles, both won and lost, notably against Loblaws, Walmart, and ghost hotels, as well as the current work of the land trust and FOKM.


We will see and feel how these issues have shaped the neighbourhood. What will the future look like?


Come dream and discuss!

  • Walk Start Location: Kensington Market: 297 College St. Walk leaders will have a Jane’s Walk sign.
    Walk End Location: 23 St Andrew St.

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