Most tenants in Ontario will not have a rent increase in 2021. This month's On the Radar looks at who's affected by the new "rent freeze" law and how it works.
The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) program has ended. But there are new Employment Insurance (EI) rules and 3 new recovery benefits to help people affected by COVID-19.
This month's On the Radar looks at these new rules and benefits.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many tenants to fall behind in their rent. For some, the best choice might be to work out an agreement with their landlord so they have time to pay back what they owe.
This month's On the Radar focuses on:
When the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) was first introduced, the government accepted most applications without checking to make sure that people were eligible. Now they're planning to do this.
If someone got the CERB when they should not have, the government says that they'll have to pay it back. This month's On the Radar looks at repaying the CERB and how this works.
The current pandemic is a stark reminder that life circumstances can change rapidly. By creating Powers of Attorney, people can choose someone they trust to make financial and personal care decisions if or when they need it.
This month's On the Radar looks at a new tool that helps people make Powers of Attorney for Personal Care and Property.
As of January 1, 2020, Ontario's Small Claims Court has the power to deal with claims of up to $35,000. Before that date, the maximum was $25,000.
In this month's On the Radar, we highlight information about suing in Small Claims Court.
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