Hamilton Plans Canada’s First Heat Bylaw for Rental Housing

By [Energy Central] Mitchell Beer Hamilton, Ontario is poised to become Canada’s first municipality to protect renters from dangerous heat waves as it develops a bylaw requiring landlords to install air conditioning in apartments to keep temperatures below 26°C. On May 15, a public health committee unanimously approved Councillor Cameron Kroetsch’s motion to develop the adequate-temperature bylaw “as..

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