New data released from the 2016 census shows that five million Canadians, including more than a million kids, live below the poverty line.
There are 70 payday lending institutions in Ottawa, and the city is eyeing long-term plans to develop regulations to control their spread.
'What this allows us to do is to plan going forward,' TCH chair Bud Purves told CBC Metro Morning
Have you ever wanted to get more involved with ACORN Canada but didn't know how?
Do you want to learn how to mobilize people in your neighbourhood to tackle community issues?
An organization which represents low- and moderate-income families is pushing to make affordable housing and landlord licensing key issues throughout the provincial election
Money Mart, Cash Money, Cash Now. Payday loan business line streets across the province, providing easy, short-term borrowing – at a price.
Census: Children make up one quarter of 4.8 million Canadians living in poverty
A new study takes a look at just how much it costs to raise children in Canada, and what it means for government efforts to provide meaningful family benefits and fight child poverty.
‘We’d hoped to deal with the elephant in the room and find we are dealing with the mouse’: Bouvier
ACORN Oshawa, a tenants rights group, recently held a rally at 1265 Pentland Drive to call on the owner of the building, Valiant Property Rentals Ltd., to address concerns of residents.
Coun. Keith Egli calling for comprehensive bylaw to help tenants after landlord shuts off gas, power
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?
Tenants in a downtown Hamilton neighbourhood are demanding that something be done about their living conditions.
The trio of problem apartments set to be part of a proactive inspection program with the City of Oshawa are nearly identified ahead of the program’s launch this fall.
Our Affordable Child Care Action Group met for the first time on Tuesday to finalize demands for our new campaign.
On Saturday August 12th, Ottawa ACORN welcomed the community to McNabb Community Centre for Art in the Park 2017! // Le samedi 12 août, ACORN Ottawa a invité la communauté au Centre communautaire McNabb pour Art dans le Parc 2017!
The Parkdale resident, who was formerly homeless herself, died suddenly on Friday at the age of 64.
rabble.ca's Maya Bhullar talks to organizers from ACORN International and ACORN Canada about current campaigns and building a global movement for change.
Niagara business operator Damin Starr supports paying his staff a living wage, and has seen the benefits himself.
একর্ণ কানাডা (ACORN Canada) এবং ৩০ ডেন্টন এভিনিউ-এর অধিবাসীদের উদ্যোগে গত ২৯ জুলাই ২০১৭ শনিবার দুপুর বারোটায় ৩০ ডেন্টন এভিনিউ, স্কারবরো, অন্টারিওতে “টেন্যান্ট স্পিক আউট” শীর্ষক একটি প্রতিবাদ-সমাবেশের আয়োজন করা হয়।
Tenants protest against property management at Denton Avenue building