Last month, the federal government released what it is calling the country's first national housing strategy. From a legal perspective, it's very good news.
Pro Bono is a monthly column written by lawyers and legal experts at Iler Campbell LLP that explores the murky legal waters activists regularly confront in doing their work.
There is a lot of push back against the report, which concluded discrimination and bias are experienced daily by racialized licencees
There's a distinction between rules to protect people's rights and arbitrary requirements that limit them. We must be ready to fix outdated and discriminatory rules.
As B.C. prepares to reinstate its Human Rights Commission, it would do well to learn from Ontario, where the introduction of a direct access system has been only a qualified success.
As marijuana is legalized by the federal government, it will be up to provinces to regulate how it can be used in some spheres. Ontario is asking: where can cannabis be used and who gets to decide?
The Rental Fairness Act makes some key amendments to the rental law in Ontario. Here's what they mean for affordable housing in the province.
At the beginning of May, a group of tenants in Toronto went on a rent strike, taking a creative and courageous stand to fix the issue of affordable housing.
It's been long recognized that there are problems with how Ontario deals with care for adults with developmental disabilities. The problem is now being taken to court as a proposed class action.
The treatment of sexual assault complainants in the justice system has received a great deal of mainstream media attention. Why has the system failed victims?
Ontario municipalities have newly expanded powers to implement "inclusionary zoning." What will these changes mean for new affordable housing in the province?