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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

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

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