A source for quick information on this topic is CLEOnet, funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario. Although I wouldn't endorse every opinion in every publication on CLEO, it is fair to say that an overwhelming majority of this work is extremely well researched and reflects the law as it actually is.
They have a very handy self-help tool available for the matter at hand: http://www.cleo.on.ca/english/roommates/index.html
The source of the funding for CLEO - the Law Foundation of Ontario - is a highly credible and reliable organization. In fact, the Law Foundation plays an integral role in social justice in Ontario in terms of their funding of class litigation, for one. Class litigation can dramatically rebalance some of the core inequities inherent in access to justice when deep-pocketed large organizations are pitted against victims of injustices – particularly smaller plaintiffs whose claims have commonality.
Of course none of the above is an alternative to good old-fashioned legal research on your specific facts. If you are not seeking professional legal advice and are instead opting to go the route of self-help, or if you aren't of the persuasion to go poking around in the labyrinth of a dusty old law library, CLEO may be your best alternative. Understandably, not everyone is engaged by a true literary classic of law such as Williams & Rhodes Canadian Law of Landlord and Tenant. (Although I continue to highly recommend it as essential reading for any and every tenant).
With respect to the article at at TVS, I really struggle to find a nexus between the claims made in the information displayed on the page that comes up when one clicks on that link, and the in-force jurisprudence and statutory residential tenancy law of Ontario.
Also, the TVS website contains this interesting statement: "The primary goal of TVS Tenant Verification Service is to assist landlords in identifying and thereby eliminating delinquent tenants as potential renters."
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