ACORN members will continue to be key leaders in the fight back to make sure Ontario is an affordable, livable province for low and moderate income people.
Raise the Minimum Wage
Ottawa held its first Labour Day parade 22 years before holiday was officially recognized
Despite some positive initiatives, ACORN members are deeply disappointed by the lack of action put forward in the Poverty Reduction Strategy.
Members in the Whalley/Guildford area got together to identify key concerns in the community.
BC ACORN members are ready to organize in New West!
Budget 2018 shows that the Federal Government is taking small steps to support low and moderate income Canadians, but we need more from Morneau. We still have a long way to go.
On Thursday, February 1, several ACORN members attended the BC Poverty Reduction Strategy community meeting in Surrey. ACORN leader Tabitha Naismith attended the meeting and spoke to the Surrey Now-Leader about the housing crisis.
The B.C. government recently pledged to bring the minimum wage up to $15 by 2021. Ontario has promised to get there by 2019. What kind of difference will these increases make in the lives of workers?
Niagara business operator Damin Starr supports paying his staff a living wage, and has seen the benefits himself.
Sweeping changes to Ontario’s labour legislation have workers and lower-income families cheering over a huge boost to minimum wage and benefits, but the province’s business community warns that the moves will make the province less competitive and drastically raise costs in ways that would be passed on to all Ontarians.