On Thursday March 15, 2018, a delegation of Montreal Sud-Ouest ACORN members delivered a letter to City Councilor Craig Sauvé at his office on Rue Bel-Air. // Jeudi 15 mars 2018, une délégation de membres de Montréal Sud-Ouest ACORN a livré une lettre au conseiller municipal Craig Sauvé dans ses bureaux de la Rue Bel-Air.
Fair Fees - Frais équitable
A resident of Toronto Community Housing is suing the cable giant for $100,000, claiming it broke a promise to applicants for low-income internet service.
Across the country today, ACORN members and allies took to the streets to demand fair financial services! Around 13% of Canadians are underbanked, meaning they have a bank account but are denied access to basic credit by mainstream banking, forcing them to rely on high-interest lenders charging predatory rates.
Money Mart, Cash Money, Cash Now. Payday loan business line streets across the province, providing easy, short-term borrowing – at a price.
ACORN members wish to encourage the Ministry of Finance to take this opportunity, during the 2018 pre-budget consultations, to consider the needs of low and moderate-income Ontarians.
Starting Jan. 1, cost of payday loans lowered to $15 for every $100 borrowed
ACORN member Robbie McCall talks to Ontario Today about the payday loan laws.
Rallies were held across the country on Thursday demanding fair banking services for low-income communities
A protest in downtown Hamilton this morning outside the CIBC, was aimed at the big banks in Canada.
The internet is integral to society—in 2016, the United Nations classified access to the internet as a human right, and cutting or censoring the internet by states is illegal. Yet, according to the World Economic Forum, 3.9 billion people (52 percent of the world’s population) are denied access to it.