Pet care for people in crisis

Thanks to Jill McNall, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO), for assembling this information about pet care for people in crisis.

Posted:
July 16, 2018
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

Tenant involved in Parkdale rent strike served with eviction notices

The tenant has received two eviction notices in which landlord Nuspor Investments accuses him of being verbally abusive to staff and interfering with the safety of staff or tenants.

Posted:
July 16, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

CJPR - Chronique juridique - L'édition Été 2018 // Summer 2018 Newsletter

Topics in this issue of the Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell newsletter include (in French only) Ontario's new standard lease, door-to-door sales, payday loans.

Posted:
July 12, 2018
Article source:
Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell Inc.

Where homeless and vulnerable people can go during a heat wave

Metro Morning's Matt Galloway talks with a street nurse about the heat and how those without a home are coping.

Posted:
July 06, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Heron Gate evictions a human rights issue, says housing advocate

An international housing advocate believes the impending eviction of residents of Ottawa's Heron Gate community is a human rights issue, and says politicians haven't done enough to prevent it.

Posted:
July 03, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 29 June 2018

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
June 29, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

'We're going back into the closet': LGBTQ seniors wary of being 'out' in long-term care facilities

Gay seniors say they face a hard choice - hide who they are or deal with discriminatory backlash.

Posted:
June 28, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Rooming house pilot aims to give Parkdale tenants 'fighting chance'

The goal is to create a $1.5 million fund that a non-profit could use to help purchase a Parkdale rooming house.

Posted:
June 26, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 22 June 2018

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
June 22, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Inquest jury probing death of homeless man calls for rooming houses, better data and fire safety

Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) represented seven community organizations at the inquest.

Posted:
June 21, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star