Webinar for frontline workers on tenants’ rights during COVID-19

IMPORTANT UPDATE: August 4, 2020

Starting on August 4, 2020, evictions can be enforced again in Ontario. Any eviction order issued by the Landlord and Tenant Board can now be filed with the Sheriff and they will enforce it by changing the locks if the tenant has not moved before they come. At the time of recording this webinar, the Ontario government had ordered that eviction orders could not be enforced as a result of the pandemic.

For more information on changes to housing law during COVID-19, visit CLEO's Steps to Justice website.

Recorded on June 16, 2020 - Many tenants are facing the threat of eviction during COVID-19. What can your clients do when faced with eviction? What can they do if they can't pay the rent? What resources and supports are available during COVID-19?

Experts from the community legal sector will provide practical information to help you answer these and other questions you are hearing from your clients.

Speakers

Caycie Soke, Staff Lawyer, Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic, Thunder Bay
Andrew Hwang, Toronto Tenant Duty Counsel from Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario ​

This information session is for front-line workers across Ontario who are looking for information and guidance to support clients at this time.

ASL interpretation was provided for this event and is featured on the recording. The best way to view the ASL for this webinar is to use this link, provided directly through the Zoom video player.


Presentation slides in PDF format

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Please note: We are not able to respond to case-specific questions, or guarantee that every question will be answered, in these webinars. Check out https://stepstojustice.ca/covid-19 for regularly updated information on COVID-19 questions.