The event aims to help vulnerable people living in the Vanier and Overbrook areas get tested for the novel coronavirus.
The mobile clinic — the first of its kind in Ottawa — brought medical staff and test kits right to the doorstep of some of the city’s most disadvantaged residents.
On March 12, Ontario parliament held the first reading of Bill 184, named the “Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act,” which the Ford administration said will protect the rights of tenants and landlords.
ACORN Canada, the social and economic justice advocacy group, held rallies across the country on June 16 demanding free internet for all low-income Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The heat wave gripping Toronto and the GTA adds a new layer to the closures and restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
City councillors and advocates pleaded with the Ford government on Thursday to turn back from changes to tenancy law set to create a massive wave of evictions of the people hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Residents in Ottawa's east end can get a coronavirus test in Ogilvie North Park on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There are more than six million Canadians living with a disability, and many of them are especially vulnerable to the impact of COVID-19.
The provincial ban on residential evictions officially came to an end on Tuesday, spelling uncertainty for thousands of Nova Scotian tenants.
Posted on July 3, 2020
Thousands of Nova Scotians could be facing homelessness now that a provincial order banning landlords from evicting tenants behind on their rent because of COVID-19 is about to be lifted.
Protesters gathered outside the Nova Scotia legislature to fight back against a potential wave of coronavirus-related evictions that could come as the moratorium on evictions is set to expire at 12 a.m. Wednesday.
One day before the COVID-19 eviction moratorium is set to end some twenty to thirty protesters gathered at Province House in downtown Halifax to call for extended protections for vulnerable renters in Nova Scotia. Protesters drew and wrote slogans on the sidewalk with chalk.
The province's eviction ban was enacted in March amid the COVID-19 pandemic and it is set to expire Tuesday
Thousands of Nova Scotians have lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
When Toronto Public Health released its map of neighbourhoods hardest hit by COVID-19, for people in the city’s northwest it felt like déjà vu.
NDP MLA Lisa Roberts says the province's ban on evictions should continue.
With the eviction moratorium widely expected to end on July 1st, as many as 2,000 Nova Scotia households may face eviction for rent arrears or other reasons.
For a portion of the 17,000 Ottawa households living in subsidized housing, it’s not only COVID-19 that’s making life harder, more uncertain and more expensive.
ACORN Canada held rallies across the country on June 16 demanding free internet for all low-income Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic.