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This is a crucial time for tenants participating in the strike, said Cole Webber, a community legal worker for Parkdale Community Legal Services (PCLS) who's helping tenants get organized.
Judith Wahl of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) offered advice and insights from her nearly four-decade career, 32 years of it as executive director of ACE.
Parkdale Community Legal Services' Cole Webber said the tenants will be at the Landlord and Tenant Board Feb. 8 to dispute the rent increases and ask that maintenance issues be resolved immediately.
reBoot Canada has partnered with Parkdale Community Legal Services and Parkdale Activity and Recreation Centre to offer the 'ReBOOT ReLAY' Wi-Fi to Parkdalians without high-speed internet or data.
Six east-end Toronto legal clinics will be involved in the TEELS co-op program, which "will serve targets of exploitation," said Premier Kathleen Wynne, who helped launch the program.
In recognition of National Victims of Crime Awareness Week, nearly 150 Etobicoke residents attended the Rexdale Women's Centre's Understanding the Canadian Legal System last week.