Free City Radio – Remote Broadcast

Join us for a discussion about the housing crisis in Montreal and the movements organizing to confront rising costs. Our panel will explore the organizing happening in neighbourhoods around the city, and efforts to build the kind of coalitions that can fight back against the hyper-commodification of housing.


Photos by Abdelali Essaouis


A conversation facilitated by artist and community activist Stefan Christoff live on Free City Radio, broadcasting on CKUT 90.3FM and live streaming on CUTV featuring:

Faiz Abhuani, Directeur chez Brique par brique

Hubert Gendron-Blais, artist and founder of the collective Réverbérations d’une crise en cours : une enquête sonore sur le logement à Montréal project

Amy Darwish, community organizer at Comité d’Action de Parc-Extension (C.A.P.E)

Nathan McDonnell, community activist with the Comité des de Milton Parc Citizens’ Committee. In the 70s, the CCMP which saved a neighbourhood from destruction and created a complex of 22 housing cooperatives and nonprofits on a community land trust.

Gaurav Sharma, community organizer at The Immigrant Workers Centre focused on working class communities in Parc Extension.

Dru Oja Jay, of Community-University Television (CUTV) and Publisher of The Breach.