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106. Protests and Affordable Housing Policy Delayed: Urban Renewal and the Demolition of LeBreton Flats

LeBreton Flats was an Ottawa neighbourhood expropriated and demolished by the National Capital Commission in the 1960s; about 600 families lost their homes. In her winning essay submitted from the University of Ottawa for the 2018 Colonel By Award in History, the author analyzes how LeBreton residents reacted to the loss of their community. By Katharine Van der Veen.

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