Ontario election campaign brings focus on nearly 2 million people living in poverty

Ontario for All is a coalition calling on party leaders to commit to policies and programs that reduce gender, racial and income inequality.

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May 22, 2018
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ACTO's new report: Where Will We Live? Ontario's Affordable Rental Housing Crisis

ACTO has released "Where Will We Live? Ontario's Affordable Rental Housing Crisis," to highlight the lack of affordable rental housing choices for low- and moderate-income households.

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May 22, 2018
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Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)

Report outlines 'ambitious' housing strategy for Ontario

"An Affordable Housing Plan for Ontario" was created through a partnership between the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association and the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (Ontario).

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May 17, 2018
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Toronto Star

Community Advocacy & Legal Centre's May 2018 newsletter is now available

Topics include CALC's new website, travel costs for mental health treatments, consumer law updates and tips, changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, employment rights, and more.

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May 17, 2018
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Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

Stoney Creek Towers rent strikers gird for long haul

Expect rent strikes to continue to pop up as residents grow more disenchanted with the Landlord and Tenant Board, said Kenneth Hale, of the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario in Toronto.

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May 16, 2018
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Hamilton Spectator

Bedbugs lead to legal woes for Syrian refugee families

Twelve refugee families are embroiled in two separate battles stemming from their time living in a Hamilton highrise.

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May 14, 2018
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Toronto Star

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 11 May 2018 - Ontario Election 2018

Every Friday until Election Day June 7, ISAC will send out election-related highlights from the previous week, as well as a short collection of other stories and resources.

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May 11, 2018
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Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Builder accelerates evictions in Ottawa's Heron Gate neighbourhood as rebuild gathers pace

It's the second time in three years Timbercreek has relocated tenants in the neighbourhood, as the company looks to refashion the 40-acre site that is now home to 1,665 residents.

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May 11, 2018
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The Globe and Mail

Durham Community Legal Clinic Spring 2018 Newsletter

Topics in this issue include: New location and new hub, CICB, domestic violence, workplace mental stress, Ontario's new standard lease, ODSP, spousal relationships and social assistance.

Posted:
May 09, 2018
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Durham Community Legal Clinic

New survey aims to strengthen relationship between city of Hamilton and Indigenous community

The survey is online until the end of June and will be used to help shape a report going to city council on what sorts of actions would help improve community relations.

Posted:
May 08, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)