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Whether it's the Tenant Duty Counsel Program (TDCP) or the city's emergency fund for rent and other urgent housing costs, eviction prevention programs aim to keep people in their homes.
The calculations used to measure housing affordability show that we are failing the city's low-income residents, says this article.
Renters undergo a slew of background checks before they move into an apartment. Who's checking out the landlords?
"The settlement of this strike will have a lasting impact on other immigrant groups in the city, recognizing that they can make change:" Winnie Ng, Ryerson's labour studies chair and strike participant.
"It's disheartening, but not surprising given the heightened level of over policing that happens with respect to Black and racialized societies": Anthony Morgan, African Canadian Legal Clinic.
The Ontario government's updated long-term affordable housing strategy includes inclusionary zoning, allowing cities to make affordable housing mandatory for every new residential development.
Supporters say landlord licensing would create more accountability for tenants, but critics argue the regulation would be unwieldy and costly.
Constable Babak Andalib-Goortani sentenced for assault with a weapon in G20 attack on Adam Nobody.
Can Rob Ford sue his former staffers - as he has just said he will - for comments they made to police during the course of the investigation into the crack video? The answer is surprisingly complex.
Ontario lawmakers are set to vote on a bill that would quash a rule preventing some teens from accessing child welfare support services.
Canada's Supreme Court announced today that it will hear the federal government's appeal of a landmark 2010 ruling that struck down some aspects of Ontario's laws against prostitution.
METRAC has released "Not Your Baby," a free iPhone app that allows users to discuss and share instances of sexual harassment, as well as possible interventions and responses to unwanted sexual attention.
The Torontoist tells the story of a family of Dutch immigrants who were repeatedly denied Canadian citizenship because of their atheism, and the national debate that followed.