ODSP recipients in Scarborough are asking MPPs to address their needs

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's Liz Walker urged people to ask their MPPs for copies of Income Security: A Roadmap for Change, and to send suggestions to the provincial government.

December 20, 2017

Nine MetCap buildings in Parkdale organize rent strike for May 1

This is a crucial time for tenants participating in the strike, said Cole Webber, a community legal worker for Parkdale Community Legal Services (PCLS) who's helping tenants get organized.

April 18, 2017

Toronto's Advocacy Centre for the Elderly offers tips to prevent abuse

Judith Wahl of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) offered advice and insights from her nearly four-decade career, 32 years of it as executive director of ACE.

February 09, 2017

Tenants at 87 Jameson Ave. in Parkdale go on rent strike

Parkdale Community Legal Services' Cole Webber said the tenants will be at the Landlord and Tenant Board Feb. 8 to dispute the rent increases and ask that maintenance issues be resolved immediately.

February 08, 2017

Parkdale community organizations team up with reBOOT Canada to provide free Wi-Fi access

reBoot Canada has partnered with Parkdale Community Legal Services and Parkdale Activity and Recreation Centre to offer the 'ReBOOT ReLAY' Wi-Fi to Parkdalians without high-speed internet or data.

July 18, 2016

Toronto East End Law Services helps Toronto's low-income workers and new Canadians

Six east-end Toronto legal clinics will be involved in the TEELS co-op program, which "will serve targets of exploitation," said Premier Kathleen Wynne, who helped launch the program.

December 10, 2015

Intricacies of the law discussed at Rexdale Womens' Centre conference

In recognition of National Victims of Crime Awareness Week, nearly 150 Etobicoke residents attended the Rexdale Women's Centre's Understanding the Canadian Legal System last week.

April 30, 2013