Internet activist says Canada should enshrine net neutrality in law

The prime minister told reporters at a housing announcement in Toronto late Wednesday, that "we need to continue to defend net neutrality. And I will."

Posted:
November 24, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

New and Revised CLEO Publications - November 16, 2017

CLEO announces new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Posted:
November 16, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Jordan Peterson says website plan on hold

The University of Toronto professor says the online list of courses to be avoided that he was going to post "might add excessively to current polarization."

Posted:
November 14, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Transport regulator rejects Via Rail's efforts to limit wheelchair, mobility access on trains

The national rail provider has been resisting a previous ruling dictating that all trains coast to coast must double their capacity to accommodate mobility aids.

Posted:
November 08, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Hydro: Ontario permanently bans winter disconnection from electricity

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has permanently banned utility companies from disconnecting residential customers for non-payment between Nov. 15 and April 30 of the following year.

Posted:
November 03, 2017
Article source:
Global News

November 23: Fully Consumed: Learn about your consumer rights, Belleville

When: Thursday, November 23, 2017, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Travelodge Hotel Belleville, 11 Bay Bridge Road, 2nd Floor (Ballroom), Belleville, ON K8P 3P6 

Learn about buyers' rights, common debt issues, and how you can tackle these problems, at our interactive event. You'll also have the chance to WIN a FREE tablet!

Posted:
October 27, 2017
Article source:
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

Ontario Government Launches New Program to Help Reduce Electricity Costs

The program is available to those who don't already qualify for low-income energy conservation programs.

Posted:
October 25, 2017
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

It is stressful to be poor, and that stress can keep people in poverty

Researchers studying the cognitive mechanisms behind scarcity say their findings may explain why some people who are living in poverty can't seem to get themselves out of it.

Posted:
October 17, 2017
Article source:
VICE News

Toronto council committee to tackle what some claim is a new loophole for landlords

Councillor Davis says tenants with suite meters are saddled with "exorbitant administration fees and rates that seem to be completely out of whack."

Posted:
October 13, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Government of Ontario Expanding Protection for Consumers Making Big Purchases

Proposed changes affect building a new house and buying travel, real estate, and event tickets.

Posted:
October 06, 2017
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario