Photo of a row of single-family houses in Brampton illustrating typical housing in the city.

Spotlight on Brampton: Housing Crunch Hits Immigrants the Most

In part 2 of his “Spotlight on Brampton” series, LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer examines the city’s housing crisis brought on by lack of residential development adequate to house the rising population.

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Spotlight on Brampton: A Case Study of Invisible Immigration Policies

Brampton is one of the most diverse cities in Canada. In this introductory article to his four-part series “Spotlight on Brampton,” LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer shows how, in a city where over half of the population is foreign-born, housing, transport and health-care policies become de facto immigration policy.

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