Affordable housing in Ottawa has become more than a crisis
This afternoon some 30 tenants of 6 Nivens Avenue and their sympathizers rallied in front of the North Dartmouth building to bring attention to its state of disrepair.
Tenant concerns about Bill 184 post-pandemic
The lobby group representing Canada’s big banks says there just is “no public policy objective or existing gap in the marketplace” calling for Canada Post to become a retail bank.
Some people receiving income assistance became eligible for CERB, which provides more money to recipients
Brave tenants in one of the worst private market housing buildings in the City of Toronto at 279 Woodfield Road made a great step on Thursday July 09. They overcame their fear of slumlord retaliation to organize a very effective, loud, and raucous demonstration at their tenement.
Mobile clinic brings COVID-19 testing to residents in Vanier and Overbrook
Rendre le dépistage de la COVID-19 plus accessible aux résidents vulnérables d’Ottawa, tel est l’objectif de la clinique mobile qui a ouvert ses portes samedi, dans Vanier.
Dozens turned out to be tested Saturday at the clinic at Ogilvie North Park
Residents of Vanier and Overbrook turned out by the dozens to get COVID-19 tests Saturday, at a first-of-its-kind mobile testing booth.
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.