Neighbourhood Legal Services strives to provide up-to-date information from reputable or influential sources about what is happening in the community and on a larger scale. Here you can find a list of the articles and posts we have shared relating to our services and your legal rights.
Jeff Schlemmer with Neighbourhood Legal Services of London and Middlesex said the new rent rules also help protect tenants: “Where you had buildings built after 1991, if a tenant tried to enforce their rights, the landlord could increase their rent to an amount they knew they couldn’t afford and evict them.”
– Jeff Schlemmer, Executive Director and staff lawyer at NLSLM discussing the new rent rules introduced this year in the Rental Fairness Act. (Savings on the way for many tenants; 26 November 2017, lfpress.com)
Ontario’s planned overhaul of its labour laws, including raising the province’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, drew both opposition and support at a hearing by MPPs Monday in London (18 July 2017, lfpress.com)
Assurance-emploi (April 2017, cleo.on.ca)