Woman's deadly cannabis allergy highlights complexity of condo living

A condominium corporation in Mississauga, Ont., is puzzling over how it can accommodate the conflicting medical needs of some residents as marijuana legalization looms.

Posted:
September 21, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

How our libraries can help the homeless

Public libraries have become the place to go for growing numbers of homeless men and women seeking refugee from the heat, cold, snow and rain - or the hard life on the streets.

Posted:
September 21, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Shortage of landlord-tenant board adjudicators leads to Thunder Bay hearing cancellations

The board's adjudicators presided over more than 800 such hearings involving a rental unit with a Thunder Bay address in 2017.

Posted:
September 20, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

October 10: Learn about Landlord and Tenant Law

Topics include security of tenure, entry into the unit, termination of tenancy (by tenants and landlords), landlord and tenant obligations, security deposits, and more.

Posted:
September 18, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

September 18: Professional Development and Capacity Building for Front-Line Workers

When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: Online

This is a discussion about improving access to new professional development tools and resources to support community capacity building.

Posted:
September 14, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness

September 14: Take Back the Night 2018: Housing Justice for ALL!

This event includes a community fair, community dinner, rally, and march.

Posted:
September 11, 2018
Article source:
Parkdale Community Legal Services

Toronto police charge two landlords with negligence over May fire that killed U of T student

Police allege the couple was negligent in providing proper fire protection and safety at a home that they own and operate as a rental property.

Posted:
September 11, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Landlord illegally collected $5K in rent from college students while listing their rooms on Airbnb

Karen Andrews, staff lawyer at ACTO, said students are frequently taken advantage of because they're seen as a community that doesn't have legal resources and won't fight back.

Posted:
September 07, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

What every renter needs to know about tenant's insurance

About 50 percent of renters in Canada don't have insurance, says the Insurance Bureau of Canada.

Posted:
September 05, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

New edition: Moving out (June 2018)

This edition includes new information on how a tenant can end their lease early if their landlord won't use the provincial standard lease form.

Posted:
September 04, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)