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West Scarborough Community Legal Services attended “Toronto United for Justice: Save Legal Aid”

West Scarborough Community Legal Services attended “Toronto United for Justice: Save Legal Aid” with other clinics across Toronto to bring light to the impact of cuts to legal aid funding on our communities.

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Tamil Community Town Hall – July 19, 2019

West Scarborough Community Legal Services and the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario organized a Tamil Community Town Hall to discuss the impact of the funding cuts to Legal Aid Ontario.

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Scarborough Legal Clinics Say Provincial Cuts Will Hurt the Vulnerable

West Scarborough Community Legal Services staff lawyer, Vanessa Emery, argues that funding cuts to Scarborough legal clinics will mean fewer services for some of the area’s most vulnerable people.

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Solutions for the Affordable Housing Crisis in Scarborough

Voices of Scarborough, an advocacy group made up of West Scarborough Community Members, organized a Media Event calling for the legalization of rooming houses.

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‘It’s Low-Hanging Fruit’: Scarborough Housing Advocates Call for Legalized, Regulated Rooming Houses

Members of the Scarborough advocacy group, Voices of Scarborough and Power in Community speak to a reporter at CBC News to bring attention to the need for the legalization of rooming houses.

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Activists Call on Candidates to Address Scarborough’s Housing Crisis

West Scarborough Community Legal Services staff and Scarborough residents call on politicians to do more to address the housing crisis

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Legalizing Rooming Houses in Scarborough Will Be Good For Everyone

Regini David, Community Outreach Coordinator and Paralegal at West Scarborough Community Legal Services, makes an argument for the legalization of rooming houses in Scarborough.

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Toronto’s Affordable Housing Shortage Sparks Growth of Illegal Suburban Rooming Houses

Regini David, Community Outreach Coordinator and Paralegal at West Scarborough Community Legal Services, talks to reporters from the Globe and Mail about the importance of legalizing and regulating rooming houses.

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Temp Agencies Pose ‘Significant Challenges’ to Compensation Board, Internal Audit Shows

West Scarborough Community Legal Services assists workers who are treated unjustly by temp agencies.

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