Category Archives: Ontario

5 Things to Know About Rental Law in Ontario

A popular story from CBC has put the spotlight on rental law in Ontario. Shannon Martin, a reporter for CBC Toronto, wrote about her experience as a self-proclaimed 32-year-old couch surfer. Shannon’s former landlord forced her out of her apartment … Continue reading

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Ontario Snowmobile Laws in Need of Reform

Ontario’s snowmobile laws are in focus following the death of an 11-year-old girl on February 1st. Amanda Huxley was driving her snowmobile across a highway south of Iroquois Falls, ON when a transport truck struck her. She was taken to a nearby … Continue reading

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Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot Project Coming to Ontario

This year, the Ontario government will test out a guaranteed basic income program to reduce poverty in the province. The guaranteed basic income would replace social assistance programs like Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program with a single, … Continue reading

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Have an Unpaid Traffic Ticket? Ontario May Deny Your Licence Renewal

It’s a bad time to get caught speeding. Each year, police hand out millions of dollars in fines for Highway Traffic Act offences like speeding, running a red light, and other driving offences. Starting in May of 2017, the provincial … Continue reading

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