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Should the Government Ban “Double-Ending” in Real Estate Deals?

Earlier this year, the government of Ontario launched the Fair Housing Plan, a multi-phase effort to update various aspects of real estate and residential tenancy law in the province. This included an upcoming review of the practice known as “double-ending”, … Continue reading

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Ontario Legal Clinic Challenges Aggressive Panhandling Law

Staff at the Fair Change Community Legal Clinic in Toronto is pursuing a constitutional challenge against Ontario’s Safe Streets Act, which criminalizes “aggressive panhandling” in the province. This is the second legal challenge to the law since it was enacted … Continue reading

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CTV Kitchener Cuts Sports Division: Will Kitchener Employment Lawyers Soon Have Their Hands Full?

Earlier this year, CTV announced cuts to local news stations around the country. Among the cuts were the long-standing sports division of CTV’s Kitchener branch. The end of local sports programming is a sad loss to a community and its … Continue reading

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Judge Orders Child Support for Disabled Adults in Ontario

A recent ruling opened the door for parents to obtain child support for disabled adults over the age of 18 in Ontario. Constitutional Challenge to Ontario’s Child Support Law The case of Coates v. Watson involves a single mother Robyn Coates … Continue reading

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Liberals Have Big Plans for Child Care in Ontario

Another week, another major policy announcement from the Liberal government. This time, it relates to child care in Ontario. The minister of Early Years and Child Care announced a $1.6 billion plan to create 45,000 new licensed day cares in … Continue reading

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Should Ontario Expand Rent Control?

Rent control has been a hot topic in the media for the past several weeks, thanks to CBC Toronto and the No Fixed Address series of stories. Now, the debate has found its way into Queen’s Park. New Democratic Party … Continue reading

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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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