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[Canada] White Rock residents' claim of discrimination of second-hand smoke dismissed

A B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decision has dismissed ... claimed the smoke at their subsidized White Rock residence had worsened their existing physical or mental disabilities ...Crescent Housing Society ... failed to reasonably accommodate their disabili
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jun 8, 2014 14:17
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[Canada] Another win for non-smokers

The Weitzels dropped their BC Human Rights complaint against their chain-smoking neighbour after he agreed to install an expensive exhaust fan in his suite and now their strata complex has voted for a “no smoking allowed” bylaw last month.
Langley (BC) Times (ca)
added Jul 17, 2012 07:37
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[Canada] Transition to smoke-free environments can create conflict: Coady

Wells, who suffers from several health conditions, including COPD and asthma, currently lives across the hallway from one of those smokers who is exempt from the 2009 policy. Wells has been trying to convince Newfoundland and Labrador Housing to reverse
Western Star (ca)
added Oct 29, 2015 09:44
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[Canada] Strata heads to B.C. Supreme Court to get senior smoker to butt out

A strata council’s fight to force a cigarette-addicted army veteran to quit lighting up in his condo opened Tuesday in B.C. Supreme Court. The council is seeking a court order against Langley senior Paul Aradi, claiming he’s been warned numerous times to
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 13, 2016 06:43
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[Canada] Backyard smoking angers Maple Ridge family

A Maple Ridge couple is calling for new legislation to protect their family and their home from second-hand smoke from their neighbour's backyard. Wendell and Rena Krossa say they are frustrated by smoke blowing over into their home from their neighbour
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 16, 2012 17:53
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[Pennsylvania] Smoke-Free Housing Policy (PDF)

1. Smoking is not permitted in Housing Authority buildings, including apartments, in accordance with the following guidelines.
York Housing Authority
added Jun 13, 2012 12:04
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[Canada] Make more apartments smoke-free, group tells government

The Clean Air Coalition of B.C. is calling on the provincial government to increase the supply of 100 percent smoke-free apartments and condos. Clean Air Coalition director Jack Boomer says too many people live with second-hand smoke because apartment a
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:21
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[Canada] Grey County Social Housing Adopts Smoke-Free Policy

As of January 1, Grey County Social Housing implemented a smoke-free policy in their residential units. The issue of second-hand smoke in multi-unit housing continues to grow as a serious public health concern. Currently, one in three Ontarians live in a
Meaford (ON) Independent (ca)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:28
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[Canada] Condo owner's smoking a potentially cloudy issue

if there are any issues with respect to ventilation, this may be the responsibility of the condominium corporation. Be careful what you ask for, as you may get it, along with a big special assessment fee.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Mar 8, 2015 10:06
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[Canada] Smoke-Free NS registry a breath of clean air for tenants

Smoke-Free Nova Scotia has launched a new online registry to help tenants and landlords butt out. The new website directs non-smokers to housing where smoking isn’t allowed. It also provides tips for landlords on how to convert their buildings to smoke-f
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 12, 2014 15:58
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