THE CANADIAN TIMES

EC PUBLISHING SINCE 1904

Saturday, Dec 04th

Last updateWed, 14 Feb 2018 7pm


Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/times/public_html/ct2/modules/mod_janewsticker/helper.php on line 239
You are here: Home Canadian Values Stop the war on the church Pastors pray for TDSB over massive rent hikes

Strict Standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in /home/times/public_html/ct2/plugins/content/jabookmark/jabookmark.php on line 68

Pastors pray for TDSB over massive rent hikes

TORONTO - A group of city pastors are praying for divine intervention in their rent dispute with the Toronto District School Board.

The church groups rent space from the board and face increases of 800% as school board officials raise cash needed to help offset a $110-million budget shortfall.

The pastors gathered outside of the board’s Yonge St. headquarters Wednesday to protest and pray.

“This is not civil behaviour,” organizer Charles McVety, of the Canadian Christian College, told a small crowd over a loud speaker. “This is not the action of a decent landlord. It is mean spirited. I don’t even believe it’s lawful.”

Read More