Last LRT ghost town tenant dies weeks after finding new home

أخبار الأقتصاد - الوطن نيوز7 أغسطس 2023آخر تحديث :

وطن نيوز

Hamilton’s loud, proud poster child for the fight against LRT tenant displacement, Sharon Miller, has died — just a couple of months after winning compensation and a new home.

The 69-year-old was famously the last tenant in the “LRT ghost town” of buildings bought by Metrolinx along King Street East for Hamilton’s light rail transit project. For years, the tiny senior with a huge personality resisted leaving what is now the last home standing on her old block.


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In this 2021 photo, Sharon Miller chats with documentary filmmaker Taras Hemon outside her King Street East home.




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Some of the notes that Sharon Miller posted on her King Street East home slated for demolition by Metrolinx.




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Sharon Miller taped handwritten notes to the outside of abandoned buildings along King Street East.




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Emily Power holds the megaphone for Sharon Miller at a press conference held in 2020 at 832 King St. E., the first building to be bought by Metrolinx for Hamilton’s light rail transit project.




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Hamilton’s poster child for the fight against LRT tenant displacement, Sharon Miller, has died — just a couple of months after winning compensation and a new home.




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