Toronto man says landlord evicting him to rent unit on Airbnb

Kenneth Hale, a legal director of the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario, said the "personal use" eviction – known as an "N12" – has long been open to misuse by landlords.

Posted:
September 27, 2016
Article source:
Metro

DineSafe Worked for Restaurants—and It Will Work for Landlords, Too

Renters undergo a slew of background checks before they move into an apartment. Who's checking out the landlords?

Posted:
September 27, 2016
Article source:
torontoist.com

Reasonable Doubt: Why you should attend your disability hearing

Guest columnist Rachael Lake, a staff lawyer with Waterloo Region Community Legal Services who practises in the areas of Disability and Employment Insurance Law, wrote this column.

Posted:
September 27, 2016
Article source:
NOW

End second-class citizenship

Under Bill C-24's system, a single government official can decide to take away a Canadian's citizenship, with no right to a fair hearing for the citizen.

Posted:
September 27, 2016
Article source:
British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA)

Register now for Webinar on How and When to Prove Abuse in Family Court

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series discusses ways of trying to prove abuse in a Family Court case, and when it can affect the Court's decision.

Posted:
September 27, 2016
Article source:
METRAC

Eviction Prevention For Seniors Initiative – Ways To Participate

The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) is seeking feedback from senior tenants, service providers, and landlords in Toronto to help prevent eviction of seniors.

Posted:
September 26, 2016
Article source:
Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)

Migrant workers caravan hits Toronto en route to Parliament Hill

Foreign workers who do the work that Canadians won't do call for labour rights and an end to exploitation.

Posted:
September 26, 2016
Article source:
Toronto Star

People cheated by lawyers in Ontario eligible for up to $500K in compensation

In recommending the higher cap, a committee of the Law Society of Upper Canada tasked with the issue noted the last increase was in 2008, at which the time the limit was set at $150,000.

Posted:
September 26, 2016
Article source:
CTV News

INSIDE OUT: The decline of parole and the fundamentals of Canada's penal system

"We've gone from a system based on the principle of the 'earliest possible release' to one based on the 'latest possible release,'": Howard Sapers, ombudsman of the federal prison system.

Posted:
September 26, 2016
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Thunder Bay, Ont., police face 'systemic review' of Indigenous death investigations

Police in Thunder Bay will be reviewed by the civilian police oversight body for the way they treat the deaths of Indigenous people, a move one expert calls unprecedented in Ontario.

Posted:
September 26, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)