What if a landlord gives notice to terminate in bad faith: Reasonable Doubt

If a landlord evicts you because they want to use the unit for themselves, then re-rents the unit, you can go to the LTB and seek compensation for the bad-faith termination.

Posted:
October 22, 2018
Article source:
NOW

Helpline for Indigenous women expands service throughout Ontario

The service is available in 13 Indigenous languages through translation. 

Posted:
October 19, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

How One Researcher Is Blocking the Road from Hospital to Homelessness

In this interview, Cheryl Forchuk discusses her work and the many, often invisible, connections between health care and homelessness.

Posted:
October 18, 2018
Article source:
The Tyee

Law to stop bad-faith evictions not working, lawyers and tenants say

Robyn Lemire had to move into a basement apartment after she was evicted from her Corktown condo because her landlord said he wanted the unit.

Posted:
October 18, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

November 23: Free workshop for legal clinic and community caseworkers

When: Friday, 23 November 2018, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Where: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

This year's topics include legalization of cannabis, refugee determination myths & facts, Social Assistance updates, and what’s new in Ford Nation.

Posted:
October 18, 2018
Article source:
Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)

November 15: Disrepair Despair - CALC Forum 2018, Belleville

When: Thursday, 15 November 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Hastings & Prince Edward Public Health Bldg., Douglas Room, 179 North Park Street, Belleville, ON K8P 4P1

You are invited to the Community Advocacy & Legal Centre's forum exploring the impact of housing disrepair on health.

Posted:
October 16, 2018
Article source:
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

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

Topics in this issue include connection between health and housing, sexually harassed at work? Canada's poverty reduction strategy, and more.

Posted:
October 16, 2018
Article source:
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

Ontario Human Rights Commission releases updated policy ahead of cannabis legalization

In its updated guidance ahead of the legalization of recreational weed, the commission says employers can expect workers to be sober at work, particularly in safety-sensitive jobs.

Posted:
October 16, 2018
Article source:
Global News

East-end Hamilton rent strikers hit with eviction notices

East Hamilton rent strikers are being hit with eviction notices after going to the Landlord and Tenant Board over what they call a "campaign of harassment" to disrupt tenant organizing in their buildings.

Posted:
October 09, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Spectator

October 15: 2018 Toronto Mayoral Forum on Affordable Housing & Homelessness

When: Monday, October 15, 2018, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. *Doors open at 6 p.m., arrive early to secure a seat

Where: OISE Auditorium, University of Toronto, 252 Bloor St. West, (steps from the St. George subway station)

Find out where Mayoral candidates stand on addressing Toronto's affordable housing and homelessness crisis. This event is open to the public

Posted:
October 05, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Housing Pledge Group