#2 - 630B Carnarvon St., New Westminster BC V3M 1E5
***Please enter through the BACK entrance - off Mackenzie St.***
Controversy is brewing at another property owned by a notorious Metro Vancouver landlord.
A low-income advocacy group is calling for more protection of tenants, in light of what’s happening at a Surrey complex.
ACORN Canada is objecting to eviction notices the group says have been served to everyone at Kwantlen Park Manor, a 31-unit apartment at 106th Avenue near 130th Street in North Surrey. It’s a building linked to the Sahota family, which is behind a number of other buildings that have had problems.
Over the Easter long weekend ACORN Canada has learned that all residents of Kwantlen Park Manor, a 31 unit apartment located at 12975 106th Ave in Surrey, have been served with eviction notices due to the health and safety risks posed by the ongoing mould and structural issues present in the building.
A large group of BC ACORN members were able to put questions about our platform straight to NDP critics who may very likely be in prominent positions in the BC Government in a little over a month's time. Here is a recap about what they said about our five platform planks:
Around 100 BC ACORN members listen as Disability Rights Group leader Tom Page questions the NDP panel on the rising disability rate at last night's big meeting in New Westminster.
After 3 months of actions at Ministry of Social Development offices demanding a meeting with Minister Moria Stillwell, leaders from BC's ACORN Disability Rights Group sat down with her in January to discuss their rights based campaign demands around Persons with Disabilities (PWD) allowances.
New Canadians and temporary foreign workers are mad about the outrageous costs of sending money back home to loved ones in need – but the famine in Somalia, and devastating drought in neighbouring Kenya, has one person especially upset.
Rental housing in New Westminster is being knocked down without anything to replace it, so the city has come up with some ways it hopes will reverse the trend.