On Tuesday September 6, 2016, ACORN Canada members in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver organized a coordinated Day of Action to demand that major Canadian financial institutions and investment companies stop investing and directing investment into high interest, predatory companies like easyfinancial and easyhome; and end banking practices that generate profits off of Canada's lowest-income families.
Fair Fees - Frais équitable
Nouvelles réglementation industrie prêt sur salaire
New legislation in Alberta caps the interest payday loan companies can charge.
Act to End Predatory Lending came into force this month
Whether it's sending remittances to family, or returning home to work after schooling abroad, newcomers often feel the pull to give back.
ACORN members turned out to rally for better regulations on predatory lenders.
Toronto Public Library's new Wi-Fi hotspot program only scratches the surface of internet accessibility issues in the city.
Did you take a Payday Loan from Cash Store or Instaloans in Ontario after September 1, 2011?
The devices will help those in low income neighbourhoods have access to free, fast internet.
Yesterday BC ACORN members from Vancouver, Surrey, New Westminster, Burnaby and Coquitlam rallied in front of a Vancouver Money Mart location, calling on the Province to take immediate action against predatory payday lenders that are bleeding BC's working poor dry.