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Recorded on April 26, 2011 (78 minutes). This webinar focuses on how to deliver culturally competent services through an anti-oppression framework, and how this framework is crucial in providing effective support and services to clients. Facilitated by Carolina Gajardo, COSTI Immigrant Services.
Recorded on April 19, 2011 (86 minutes). This webinar has information on tenants' rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act. When can tenants be evicted? What is the process? What if a tenant has serious repair/maintenance issues? Facilitated by Tracy Heffernan, Director of the Tenant Duty Counsel Program, Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO).
Recorded on April 12, 2011 (80 minutes). This webinar focuses on how Ontario's Human Rights Code applies to rental housing and how to identify and challenge discrimination. It looks at the discriminatory barriers in housing experienced by recent immigrants and refugees, what rental criteria are and are not permitted under the Code, and what steps can be taken to promote the housing rights of newcomers to Canada. Facilitated by John Fraser, Program Director, Centre for Equality Rights in Accomodation (CERA).
Recorded on Wednesday, Dec 15 2010 (75 minutes) This webinar is presented by Sheeba Sibal of West Scarborough Community Legal Services. It gives service providers an overview of the Ontario Residential Tenancies Act including who is covered. The webinar looks at requirements of the lease, rules about rent, termination of tenancy by tenant, tenant privacy rights, the eviction process, and maintenance and repair issues.