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Read the full text of the letter from Together Against Poverty Society which was sent to Victoria Mayor and Council regarding the need for minimum unit sizes in the Downtown Area (link below). 

There will be a public meeting on December 14, 2017 to address changes to zoning laws. Members of the public can speak directly to City Council at the meeting about the need for minimum unit sizes, and request an amendment to the proposed laws to make that happen. Affordability and...

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Our Impact...

  • TAPS Income Assistance Legal Advocacy - served 2,634 individuals and families living in poverty. More than 50% of them had been unjustly denied benefits for food and housing.
  • TAPS Tenant Legal Advocacy Project - helped 1,696 people with tenancy issues, ensuring safe, secure and ongoing housing.
  • TAPS Employment Standards Legal Advocacy Project - assisted 359 low-wage workers with information and representation, ensuring job safety and security.
  • TAPS Volunteer Disability Advocacy Project - assisted 1377 people living with disabilities apply for disability benefits. TAPS Federal Disability Advocacy Project assisted 579 with applications and appeals for CPP-D benefits, fulfilling a deep need in the community.
  • TAPS Community Volunteer Income Tax Project assisted 1,194 people become eligible for $1.7 million in federal and provincial tax refunds and credits.