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New Brunswick Business Journal: Hike would not cut jobs, economists say in letter

A public letter signed by six Nobel laureates and 650 United States economists suggests that raising the minimum…

Posted July 26, 2011

Toronto Star: Making the most of housing dollars

Ottawa and the provinces say they’ll work together again to fund new affordable housing. With 1.5 million Canadians…

Posted July 21, 2011

Inside Toronto: Seek help in battling bed bugs, Scarborough meeting told

Toronto health inspector Wayne Fletcher is telling people bed bugs can hide behind their wallpaper and picture frames,…

Posted July 21, 2011

Vancouver Sun: Rental housing crisis looms

When Tom Durrie moved to Vancouver in the 1960s, it was a dream come true for the California…

Posted July 21, 2011

Georgia Straight: Olympic Village tenants decry excessive energy bills

The group managing two City of Vancouver–owned housing properties at the Olympic Village is hearing complaints from residents…

Posted July 21, 2011

Toronto Star: Crack down on ‘slum landlords,’ critics urge

It costs $1,100 a month to rent a three-bedroom apartment in the tower at 10 San Romanoway —…

Posted July 20, 2011

Toronto ACORN honoured with Vital Ideas award at Vital Toronto 2011

[caption id="attachment_343" align="alignleft" width="260"]Toronto Community Foundation President & CEO, Rahul K. Bhardwaj (L), and its new Board Chair,…

Posted July 18, 2011

The Province: Trying to flush out change for tenants

Tenants who endure long waits to deal with problems with landlords at the province's Residential Tenancy Branch in…

Posted July 7, 2011

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Posted June 27, 2011

Ottawa Citizen: Group seeks cap on money-transfer fees

From the Ottawa Citizen: Pascal Apuwa, 38, moved to Canada six years ago from a small village in…

Posted June 22, 2011

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