A small, but dedicated group of advocates made their voices heard outside of the Ontario Works office on Catherine Street on July 29.
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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.
Rick Hardy, co-chairman of North Surrey ACORN, says the affordable rent situation is “really bad” in Surrey.
On Tuesday, July 26, ACORN members held their monthly chapter meeting at the Central City Library in Surrey. The members came together to complete the planning stages of a community safety campaign, aimed at improving quality of life in Surrey's lowest income neighborhoods.
Letter from Burnaby ACORN Co-Chair Rick Erb to Burnaby Now
Residents who care about better cycling and pedestrian access in Vanier gathered to conduct a transportation audit for the neighbourhood. The group aims to focus on one or two major issues and have them resolved.
Devant la situation «horrible» du logement abordable à Ottawa, la branche locale de l'Association d'organisations communautaires pour la réforme maintenant (ACORN) Canada s'est réunie samedi pour lancer sa plate-forme Habitation saine, qui réclame la mise sur pied d'un programme de licence des propriétaires dans la capitale.
Une centaine de personnes ont participé samedi au premier sommet des locataires d'Ottawa, organisé par ACORN, un regroupement de locataires à faibles revenus.
Kristina Foley is desperate. The single mom on income assistance is being evicted from her Surrey apartment.
ACORN members turned out to rally for better regulations on predatory lenders.
The Vanier chapter of Ottawa ACORN has elected new local leadership
Keeping landlords accountable, one organiztion thinks that making them get licenses might just be the best way to take care of Ottawa tenants.
Toronto Public Library's new Wi-Fi hotspot program only scratches the surface of internet accessibility issues in the city.
Social justice group ACORN hopes to end the plague of neglected rental properties with a new landlord licensing program in the city.
BC ACORN members rallied for changes in the Residential Tenancies Act.
After twelve years of repeated calls from ACORN’s membership across the City, Toronto City Council finally voted on Wednesday June 8th to begin creating a landlord licensing system with real protections for tenants.
CBC News story on Ottawa ACORN action in Herongate
TCHC residents lose free access to lobby cameras