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Ottawa Citizen: Heron Gate tenants protest troubled living conditions

Jennifer Macwaters has had it with the bugs, mould, broken fridge and flood-prone basement in her Heron Gate…

Posted July 28, 2011

Press Release: Western Union and Money Mart’s money transfer fees take 20% of money sent to drought-ravaged East Africa

For immediate release New Canadians, temporary foreign workers, and others struggling to support loved ones abroad are fed…

Posted July 27, 2011

CBC Ottawa: Heron Gate residents protest squalid conditions

Dozens living in squalour at one of Ottawa's most complained-about residential complexes protested what they called deplorable living…

Posted July 27, 2011

KW Record: Migrants’ money channels are a murky world

There is no paper trail. There is no oversight. There are no clear rules. But the cash flow…

Posted July 26, 2011

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

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