The Smoke-Free Ontario Act affects people in all walks of life, including landlords, proprietors, employers, workers, retailers and health care service providers. Find out how the Act affects you.
Residential Tenancies Act
The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 sets out the rights and responsibilities of residential landlords and tenants in Ontario. Read the Act for yourself.
Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board
The role of the Landlord and Tenant Board is to:
- resolve disputes between landlords and tenants through mediation or adjudication
- resolve eviction applications from co-ops
- provide information to landlords and tenants about their rights and responsibilities under the RTA
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
CMHC is Canada’s national housing agency with many useful resources available online, including excellent publications on addressing indoor air quality issues in apartments.
See what Health Canada has to say about second-hand smoke, ventilation and indoor air quality.
US Surgeon General
Non-Smokers’ Rights Association
The NSRA is a non-profit health organization that has worked exclusively in the field of tobacco control for over 30 years. Its mission is to promote public health by eliminating illness and death caused by tobacco, including second-hand smoke.
Other Smoke-free Housing Websites
Smoke-Free Housing Canada
Smoke-Free Housing Canada is a national website dedicated to educating landlords, tenants and condominium owners on the issue of second-hand smoke in multi-unit dwellings.
Smoke-free Housing Quebec
Smoke-free Housing BC
Smoke-free Housing Nova Scotia