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Join PNLT's Board of Directors

As backbone and moral compass of the organization, PNLT's community based Board of Directors is composed of a unique mix of residents, community leaders and organizational representatives. At the upcoming Annual General Meeting on October 28th, our members will elect new representatives to fill 10 open seats on the Board.  To be eligible for a nomination you must first be a member of PNLT. 

If you are interested in running for a Board position or you would like to recommend someone to the Nominations Committee please contact Joshua Barndt by 4pm on Oct 22 2015, at

Make History: Attend PNLTs first Annual General Meeting! 

DATE: Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m., Registration starts at 6:30 p.m.) 
LOCATION: Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church, 250 Dunn Ave
Download PNLT's AGM Invitation & Agenda 

RSVP on Facebook or Eventbrite

ABOUT: On October 28th the Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust (PNLT) will host its first Annual General Meeting! At this historic event our members will elect a representative board of directors and establish the PNLT as a community controlled organization and the first Community Land Trust of its kind in Ontario. We too will vote on draft bylaws. Review the draft bylaws here.

The AGM is an opportunity to participate in the decisions that the PNLT is making on your behalf. To vote at this meeting you must first become a member of PNLT by registering before October 21st 2015. Membership is open to anyone who lives or works in Parkdale. Sign up online here.

Our Buildings, Our Neighbourhood - Public Meeting

Hosted by Parkdale: Organize!
Wednesday, October 21, 6:30pm
Parkdale Library Basement (1313 Queen St. West) 

"Landlords like MetCap, Akelius and the Wynns want to push us out of Parkdale. When we keep quiet, they raise our rents, neglect our units, and harass us out of our homes. But when we organize, we can stop them.  

When we're organized we're stronger. When we're stronger we can protect each other. Protect each other from eviction, deportation, and service cuts. We can protect this neighbourhood from all those that want to attack it. Come hear from some neighbours who are fighting back and making a difference in your neighbourhood.

 Speakers will include tenants from 77 Spencer, 95, 96, and 188 Jameson.

 Hosted by Parkdale: Organize!"

Here To Stay: Community Forum on Gentrification Driven Displacement in Parkdale. (Sept 21 2015)

Read the Torontoist Coverage: Parkdale Community Groups Confront Gentrification: Displacement and unfair rent increases among challenges raised in a Monday night forum.

Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust (PNLT)

is a community land trust in Parkdale led by a group of residents and organizations trying to promote the social, cultural and economic diversity of Parkdale by redefining how land is used and developed. Learn more here:



Peggy Nash Recently Joined: 
"The land trust is an innovative model for land use that has the potential to not only maintain Parkdale as the diverse and dynamic neighbourhood we love, but to empower our whole community to build neighbourhoods for everyone. I became a founding member of the land trust, and so can you. Find out more on their website and join the very first AGM on October 28!" - Peggy Nash

Support Keep our Homes Detroit


Please check out the Keep Our Homes Detroit campaign that was launched yesterday by friends in the Detroit People's Platform and the Storehouse of Hope Community Land Trust in response to an escalating housing crisis. Learn more here. 

The Keep Our Homes Detroit  campaign aims to raise $100,000 in 10 days to help keep 20 Detroit families in their homes permanently as part of the Storehouse of Hope Community Land Trust.

Members of the PNLT Board and Staff believe this is a politically inspiring campaign with so much potential to grow the seeds of an alternative economy based on solidarity and common ownership. We will be contributing and could encourage others to as well. If you do contribute please put "Toronto & PNLT Love Detroit" in your donations message. 

Please spread the word and share this call on Facebook. 

Thanks for your consideration

Joshua Barndt 
PNLT Development Coordinator
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