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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

CKNW 980: Tenants urge Surrey to prevent deteriorating housing

A group of tenants is urging Surrey to take immediate action to help prevent deteriorating conditions in rental…

Posted May 11, 2011

Toronto Star: Royal cleaners petition for ‘a living wage’

A public service union in Britain is trying to get a little of the millions to be spent…

Posted April 21, 2011

The Tyee: Municipalities can lead on living wage, say councillors

With basic living expenses on the rise in Metro Vancouver and across the province, two municipal councilors encouraged…

Posted April 15, 2011

Ottawa Metro: Poverty group urges action on ‘living wage’

City council is dragging its feet on implementing a proposal to restrict municipal contracts only to those employers…

Posted April 12, 2011

Ottawa EMC: ACORN gets help from OPSEU

EMC News - For the third year in a row, Ottawa's branch of the Association of Community Organizations…

Posted March 24, 2011

Now Magazine: The True TCHC Scandal

It’s a windy Tuesday (March 15) afternoon at the corner of Eglinton Ave. and Markham Rd. in Scarborough.…

Posted March 21, 2011

Toronto Sun: Boy shivers because of broken window at TCHC building

Ryan Elsherif has to wear three layers of clothing and triple up on the blankets to get to…

Posted March 21, 2011

Toronto Sun: Ontario toughens welfare diet rules

Extra cash for chronically ill welfare recipients to eat healthy will be harder to get starting April 1…

Posted February 28, 2011

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