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Human Rights

COVID-19: Eviction Bans and Suspensions to Support Renters

Date Enacted: March 2020
Country: Canada
Region: North America

Because “rental housing falls under provincial jurisdiction” in Canada, provinces and territories including Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Yukon enacted various housing measures including eviction bans and rent increase freezes.