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Fiscal folly in Ontario: New report reveals a cheapskate province

Financial Accountability Office paper is essential reading for every Ontarian

What is rent control, anyway?

Part 1: Rent control, rent freezes, vacancy controls—the terms can be hard to keep track of. This is your reference guide.

Rent control in Ontario is full of loopholes

Part 2: In theory, Canada’s most populous province has protection for tenants. In practice, landlords can find lots of ways to hike up rents.

Above-guideline rent increases are out of control

Part 3: Landlords systematically use AGI applications to bypass provincial guidelines

Arguments against rent control don’t hold up to scrutiny

Part 4: Landlords and developers love scientific-sounding arguments against rent control. There’s just one problem—they’re not true.

Policy solutions and political responses to fix Ontario rent control

Part 5: The policy solutions to skyrocketing rents are quite straightforward—but enacting them means taking on the power of landlords and developers

Resources for tenants to learn about rent control in Ontario

Part 6: Tenants in Ontario have resources available to defend themselves against landlords—and against bad-faith anti-tenant arguments. Here are a few of them.

#Blocksidewalk, the last progressive NIMBY effort?

#Blocksidewalk is a grassroots campaign aiming to build a "smart city"

Ontario budget disappoints—but does not surprise

Yet another missed opportunity to tackle big problems

Here’s a dime, get lost: Ontario’s message to universities and colleges

No province in Canada gives less funding per student to post-secondary institutions than Ontario

Ontario is dead last in program spending—again

For every dollar per person spent on programs in other provinces, Ontario spent 75 cents

Fall update: Ontario’s projected deficit is an accounting fiction

Ontario government is squirreling money away while public services suffer

How much is $8.28 billion? Greenbelt giveaway is a gold mine

With that kind of money, developers could buy 60,000 brand new Cadillacs — or 100 high-end private jets

Greenbelt scandal: What does “accountability” mean?

There’s no sign that anybody will face real consequences for the $10 billion giveaway

Ontario cut real per capita spending by 3.6 per cent last year

“All sectors spent less than planned,” Financial Accountability Office says.