Global News Toronto: City proposes guidelines for licensing landlords in Toronto

City of Toronto recommendations for licensing landlords include mandating the upkeep and maintenance of the interiors and exteriors of buildings along with a licensing fee for landlords. The recommendations will now be subject to public consultation and many tenant advocacy groups say they are a step in the right direction.

ACORN Canada and CUPW-STTP fight for Postal Banking

ACORN and CUPW fight for Postal Banking

On Thursday May 5 ACORN Canada and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers came together to call on the Federal government to bring back postal banking and make sure that fair banking is a reality for low and moderate income Canadians. 5 cities across the country held actions to bring attention to the need for a postal bank as an alternative from the predatory lending industry that includes payday lenders, installment loan operators, and more.