The rent strikers in Parkdale, like occupiers of vacant buildings in Montreal and eviction protesters in Vancouver, are coalescing into a nationwide housing rights resistance movement.
Residential Tenancies Act
On June 7, nearly 100 rent strikers and supporters occupied the Landlord and Tenant Board to protest a scheduled above-guideline rent-increase hearing.
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.
David J. Climenhaga
Independent MLA's private member's bill to protect women who are victims of domestic abuse will likely manage the feat of passing despite not being government legislation.