How Doug Ford’s legal-aid cuts will play out in his own riding

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Rexdale Legal Clinic Sends Clients To Doug Ford’s Office After Losing FundingRexdale+Doug Ford

Rexdale Legal Clinic Sends Clients To Doug Ford’s Office After Losing FundingRexdale Legal Clinic Sends Clients To Doug Ford’s Office After Losing FundingRexdale+Doug Ford

Canada recognizes the right to housing

Click to access RightToHousing_PressRelease.pdf

How Doug Fords Legal Aid Cuts Will Play Out In his Own Riding


Welcome, Premier Ford’s new office staff!

Rexdale Community Legal Clinic is looking forward to working with Premier Ford’s  constituency staff,  bringing them up to speed on legal services for low-income folk North Etobicoke. Together, we can find help and appropriate referrals.

Every One Counts!


Wednesday May 2, 2018

5:30 p.m – 8:00 p.m

Rexdale Community Hub

21 Panorama Court.

Canada responds to years of pressure from community advocates by recognizing housing as a human right

We need a national housing strategy now!

ACTO and the Right to Housing Coalition applaud recognition of right to housing in National Housing Strategy

November 24, 2017 (TORONTO) — For over seven years, the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) and the Right to Housing Coalition – alongside housing advocates from across the country, including those with lived experience of homelessness – have pressed for a National Housing Strategy and the recognition in law of the right to housing. Those demands have finally been heard by the federal government in their announcement of a National Housing Strategy.

“The courts repeatedly blocked our efforts to have these rights recognized under existing laws. But the community organizing on the ground sent a loud message to the government that enough is enough,” says ACTO lawyer Tracy Heffernan, one of the legal counsel in the historic Charter challenge. “The fight isn’t over just yet. Until new legislation is adopted by…

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What is Health Justice, anyway?

Late in 2016, with project funding from Legal Aid Ontario, Rexdale legal clinic entered into a new service area, in partnership with Rexdale Community Health Centre, Black Creek Community Health Centre and the law student clinic at Osgoode Law School, CLASP. Our health justice team includes a lead lawyer, and other Rexdale staff as available, and provides an opportunity for two or three law students at a time to serve clients. The team strives to meet the legal needs of clients with complex, overlapping legal and medical needs. The team also aims to provide needed legal information to health care workers so that they can better understand the legal environment of  newcomers, the disabled or anyone with complex needs.