Stories about Iris Canada

How do you feel?

The mayor has passed. The city is passing. How is one supposed to feel?

Our most-read stories of 2017

From the groundbreaking Women's March to the shocking death of Mayor Ed Lee, 48 Hills continued to cover the stories that mattered.

Always, forced to move

Talking about displaced people, around the world and here at home

For seniors, eviction can be a death sentence

Elders are dying when they lose their homes. How can we stop it?

Another painful eviction as artists leave longtime home

Bernal Heights building where people have lived for years suddenly becomes a hazard that has to be demolished for condos

A move to halt condo conversion of Iris Canada’s home

Activists seek to deny landlords the right to make big profits off the eviction of a 100-year-old

She wanted to go home

A poem for Iris Canada, a 100-year-old who died after her eviction

The life and death of Iris Canada, the 100-year-old victim of eviction

Evictions can be a death sentence and there’s no mercy -- not even if you’re a 100 years old.

Iris Canada dies a month after her eviction

At 100 years old, she did not survive long after the loss of the place she called home for 60 years

Racism — and politics — in SF Redevelopment history

The history of the Western Addition is complicated -- and has lessons for today