April 17, 2012
Four levels of human rights protections may be used to promote and enforce housing rights in Canada - provincial human rights codes, the Canadian Human Rights Act, the Canadian Charter of Rights and...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Human Rights, Ontario, All of Canada
February 21, 2012
With the recent deaths of eleven migrant workers in Ontario, which mirrors a similar tragic van crash in BC in 2007, advocates and activists are renewing their demands for the provincial and federal...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Government Policy, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Ontario, All of Canada
December 23, 2011
From the Homeless Hub: 30,000 Hamiltonians are working and still living in poverty. How is this possible? It used to be that if someone was having a tough time making ends meet, the simple answer was...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, Workers' Rights, Ontario
Poverty Free Ontario
December 12, 2011
An Ontario free of poverty will be reflected in healthy, inclusive communities with a place of dignity for everyone and the essential conditions of well-being for all. The mission of Poverty Free...
Keywords: Online Resource , anti-poverty, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario
December 6, 2011
Your Legal Rights is a website of legal information for people in Ontario. This site has free, practical, and easy-to-find legal information produced by hundreds of organizations across Ontario and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Health, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, Legal Info, legal information, Welfare, Women, Youth, Gateways, Ontario
Can I See Your ID?
November 10, 2011
The Homeless Hub has released a new report, "Can I See Your ID? The Policing of Youth Homelessness in Toronto" that shows that despite strong evidence that panhandling and squeegeeing have declined...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, Ontario
October 31, 2011
According to the Wellesley Institute, thanks to their quiet efforts as well as other advocates for the city’s homeless, a clause prohibiting “camping,” “dwelling,” and “lodging” on Toronto’s streets...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Ontario
September 8, 2011
Recently, Mark Horvath, the blogger/filmmaker behind invisiblepeople.tv, visited Toronto to document the lives of its homeless residents. Mark usually resides in Los Angeles, but he left California...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Tenants' Rights, Ontario, All of Canada, International
September 7, 2011
The deadline to submit a response to Ontario's Social Assistance Review Commission's first discussion paper has just passed and submissions by the Income Security Advisory Committee (ISAC) and the...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Welfare, Ontario
August 29, 2011
A coalition of community groups in Toronto has created a website to highlight the issue of housing in the upcoming Ontario provincial election and put pressure on political groups to address it....
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Tenants' Rights, Ontario
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