Vanier has the highest concentration of pay day loan shops in Canada, and a City Councillor is trying to make sure they don’t end up with even more.
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The former municipality of Vanier in Ottawa has 16 payday loan outlets, or one for every 1,000 residents.
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Rogers' cable Internet subscribers in Canada below the low-income belt can now avail fast Internet connections at a reasonable price.
The last time Canada's telecom regulator launched a review of "basic telecommunications services," one of its decisions focused on the necessity of the phone book. Now, five years later, hopes are high that its next review opens a new chapter.
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Coun. Mathieu Fleury is asking that payday loan shops be licensed by the city, along with stricter regulations on where they can be located.
Low-cost Internet for public housing tenants in Toronto is expanding to all social housing tenants.
A motion to limit the number of pay day lenders that can operate in Toronto passed unanimously at Toronto City Council’s April 1 meeting.