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Ottawa ACORN members have been tirelessly fighting for stricter regulations on payday loan companies in their neighbourhoods and are happy to see the City take the necessary steps forward to limiting their proliferation in low income communities. // Les membres d'ACORN Ottawa se sont battus sans relâche pour une réglementation plus stricte des compagnies de prêt sur salaire dans leurs quartiers, et sont heureux de voir la Ville prendre les mesures nécessaires pour limiter leur prolifération dans les communautés à faible revenu.
A motion by Rideau-Vanier Coun. Mathieu Fleury to create separate zoning for payday loan companies was approved by council on Sept. 27.
CBC series on debt looks at payday lenders.
‘We’d hoped to deal with the elephant in the room and find we are dealing with the mouse’: Bouvier
There are 70 payday lending institutions in Ottawa, and the city is eyeing long-term plans to develop regulations to control their spread.
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