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Ottawa intervenes to restore Ontario's climate change programs - National Observer

Google: Ontario housing coop - Thu, 2018/11/08 - 11:42pm

National Observer

Ottawa intervenes to restore Ontario's climate change programs
National Observer
Ontario Environment Minister Rod Phillips says the only thing you need to know about his relationship with his federal counterpart Catherine McKenna is that her office spelled his name wrong in an official letter sent to his office. In a letter to "the ...

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Islands in the Rough: Making Haida Gwaii a role model for renewable energy - Haida Gwaii Observer

Google: Ontario housing coop - Thu, 2018/11/01 - 6:02pm

Islands in the Rough: Making Haida Gwaii a role model for renewable energy
Haida Gwaii Observer
Rob Baxter, a co-founder of the Vancouver Renewable Energy Co-operative (VREC), is hoping that a co-op can make it quicker and easier to install more solar on Haida Gwaii. So far, the Vancouver co-op has two solar-panel projects ... Another idea is to ...

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Southern Sask Family Featured On Web Series - DiscoverMooseJaw.com

Google: Ontario housing coop - Sat, 2018/10/27 - 5:15pm

Southern Sask Family Featured On Web Series
DiscoverMooseJaw.com
Alongside the Englots, the series features two families which farm in Ontario, including a soybean and corn operation near Wheatley, Ontario, and an apple orchard by Clarksburg, Ontario. The show is featured on the Real Farm Lives website. ... The ...

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An overzealous cop. Kids tossed in jail. How one town took a stand on Halloween fun - TheSpec.com

Google: Ontario housing coop - Thu, 2018/10/25 - 3:51pm

An overzealous cop. Kids tossed in jail. How one town took a stand on Halloween fun
TheSpec.com
The community was dry years before Ontario enforced Prohibition on alcohol consumption, and it stayed dry until 1958. (Last week, the town council banned recreational cannabis smoking and vaping in public places.) As a village constable, Casement was a ...

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5 things to know for Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - CTV News

Google: Ontario housing coop - Tue, 2018/10/23 - 10:31am

CTV News

5 things to know for Tuesday, October 23, 2018
CTV News
Following a reported spike in the U.S. this year, hospitals in Canada are starting to see more cases of an unusual paralysis in children. Plus, a look at five big moments from Ontario's municipal election. 1. Peculiar paralysis: More than two dozen ...

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Ward 4 candidate Gord Perks not taking front-runner status for granted - Toronto Star

Google: Ontario housing coop - Sat, 2018/10/20 - 10:44pm

Toronto Star

Ward 4 candidate Gord Perks not taking front-runner status for granted
Toronto Star
Perks said housing and transit are the two most pressing problems facing the city and, unlike many politicians, including Tory and mayoral rival Jennifer Keesmaat, who have said they would hold tax increases in line with inflation, he's prepared to ...

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Melanson says he would reorganize city hall in Sudbury - The Sudbury Star

Google: Ontario housing coop - Sat, 2018/10/20 - 5:42pm

The Sudbury Star

Melanson says he would reorganize city hall in Sudbury
The Sudbury Star
Our city employs about 3,000 people who work inside Tom Davies Square, outside on road crews or at wastewater treatment plants, at the GSU, the Greater Sudbury airport, Pioneer Manor, in social housing, libraries, and for fire, EMS and police services ...

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Community groups vying for funding - DrydenNow.com

Google: Ontario housing coop - Sat, 2018/10/20 - 10:02am

DrydenNow.com

Community groups vying for funding
DrydenNow.com
A number of community groups and organizations are all hoping for northwestern Ontario's support, in Tbaytel's for Good Community Fund initiative. The competition aims to help grow ... The Cloverbelt Local Food Co-Op in Dryden and Red Lake is also ...

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Candidates: In their own words - The Beacon Herald

Google: Ontario housing coop - Tue, 2018/10/16 - 10:07pm

The Beacon Herald

Candidates: In their own words
The Beacon Herald
In my work across Ontario, I have gained many insights into the issues that cities are facing and will bring that knowledge to city hall. .... Since then, I've put my shoulder to the wheel on behalf of a number of community organizations, city ...

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Ottawa Votes: What you need to know about the candidates in Orléans - Ottawa Citizen

Google: Ontario housing coop - Tue, 2018/10/16 - 9:52pm

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa Votes: What you need to know about the candidates in Orléans
Ottawa Citizen
I support the adoption of inclusionary zoning, as well as City for All Women Initiative (CAWI)'s request that 25 per cent of all new developments within one kilometre of LRT hubs be designated affordable housing. Specifically in ... Our waste diversion ...

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Canadian home sales activity edges lower in September - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Google: Ontario housing coop - Mon, 2018/10/15 - 1:21pm

Canadian home sales activity edges lower in September
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Sales declined from August to September in slightly more than half of all local markets, led by Vancouver Island and Edmonton, along with several markets in Ontario's Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) Region. Activity declines in these markets were offset ...

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As TCH units crumble, social housing becomes hot-button election issue - Toronto Star

Google: Ontario housing coop - Sun, 2018/10/14 - 12:58pm

Toronto Star

As TCH units crumble, social housing becomes hot-button election issue
Toronto Star
Social housing in particular — which includes co-operative housing, private non-profit housing and Toronto Community Housing (TCH) — is no longer considered by voters as a safe and reliable option for people who cannot afford the rising costs of ...

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Opinion: Why a Canadian basic income is inevitable - Regina Leader-Post

Google: Ontario housing coop - Fri, 2018/10/12 - 2:15pm

Regina Leader-Post

Opinion: Why a Canadian basic income is inevitable
Regina Leader-Post
The Parliamentary Budget Office estimated the net costs of a Canada-wide basic income modelled on the Ontario proposal at $44 billion annually. This did not take into account the money that might be saved by other social programs such as health care if ...

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Co-ops Celebrate with Film, Fair - The Nelson Daily

Google: Ontario housing coop - Thu, 2018/10/11 - 3:08pm

The Nelson Daily

Co-ops Celebrate with Film, Fair
The Nelson Daily
The new film A Silent Transformation documents the innovative self-help efforts of communities across the Province of Ontario, including everything from a skateboard co-operative to a tribal housing co-operative. The film screens Friday October 19 at ...

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Roses and Thorns: Of basketball, sign thieves and social housing - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Google: Ontario housing coop - Tue, 2018/10/09 - 6:58pm

StCatharinesStandard.ca

Roses and Thorns: Of basketball, sign thieves and social housing
StCatharinesStandard.ca
In the private sector, the housing authority provides oversight of 65 nonprofit and co-operative housing programs in addition to rental agreements with landlords for another 1,000 units. In other words, the available housing stock is far outstripped by ...

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Co-operatives as Charities and Not-for-profits - Lexology

Google: Ontario housing coop - Sun, 2018/10/07 - 3:56am

Lexology

Co-operatives as Charities and Not-for-profits
Lexology
The co-operative legislation in Saskatchewan has similar provisions. The federal Canada Cooperatives Act has special provisions for not-for-profit housing cooperatives and permits incorporation of other not-for-profit cooperatives. In Ontario, the ...

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Tornado aftermath: Quarry housing co-op cleans up after roofs ripped off, trees uprooted - Ottawa Citizen

Google: Ontario housing coop - Sat, 2018/09/22 - 8:41pm

Ottawa Citizen

Tornado aftermath: Quarry housing co-op cleans up after roofs ripped off, trees uprooted
Ottawa Citizen
Of the 180 units in the affected area of the housing co-op, Poulsen estimated that about a dozen were uninhabitable Saturday. On Friday night, the councillor for the area Riley Brockington arranged for a bus to take residents who had nowhere else to go ...

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Updated: 'It's devastating': Tornado levels houses, leaves trail of destruction - Ottawa Citizen

Google: Ontario housing coop - Fri, 2018/09/21 - 9:59pm

Ottawa Citizen

Updated: 'It's devastating': Tornado levels houses, leaves trail of destruction
Ottawa Citizen
A housing co-op on Uplands Drive “took a direct hit” from strong winds, Coun. Riley Brockington said, sending several families to an emergency shelter at the Canterbury Community Centre. The Hunt Club-Riverside Community Centre, which is much closer, ...
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Local Woman Calls for More Accountability From Social Housing - SaultOnline.com

Google: Ontario housing coop - Thu, 2018/09/13 - 5:10pm

SaultOnline.com

Local Woman Calls for More Accountability From Social Housing
SaultOnline.com
Social housing is rent geared-to-income housing, available to all citizens living in Ontario. Co-operative housing is meant to create a healthy and inclusive environment of participation whereby tenants contribute equally to the physical maintenance ...

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Lokayukta court orders probe against HD Kumaraswamy - Economic Times

ICA Housing News - Mon, 2012/01/02 - 2:18pm

Lokayukta court orders probe against HD Kumaraswamy
Economic Times
The high court earlier quashed the Lokayukta proceedings launched against Kumaraswamy for ordering bulk allotment of land to a private housing cooperative society and favouring Jentakal Mining firm by renewing its mining lease allegedly in violation of ...

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