By Kayla Hilstob
On June 24, the British Columbia government began phase three of reopening, allowing hotels, resorts and RV parks to resume operations. Also included in phase three is the resumption of tenant evictions by landlords.
During a [...]
By Aliza Kassam and Alykhan Pabani
On June 9, tenants from across the Greater Toronto Area held a rally at Queen’s Park followed by a march to the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB). Into their third month of a city-wide rent strike, organizers from [...]
For many years, the Pivot Legal Society has been a prominent voice for people facing human rights challenges in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood. The group says that today, "in these trying times, Pivot has been re-evaluating our work and [...]
Workers, especially low-income tenants, are being hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite social distancing, they’re organizing to put their rights and needs ahead of landlords’ profits.
Parkdale Organize, a membership-based [...]
On August 2, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a trip to Iqaluit for a photo-op during which he laid out his government's alleged commitment to building new housing in Nunavut. The territory is in the midst of a severe and worsening housing crisis [...]
By choosing to align with developers, both the BCA and Vision Vancouver risk alienating the NDP’s traditional working class voter base before the 2017 provincial election.
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