Members of the local chapter of ACORN gathered in Burnaby’s Maywood area to protest the demolition of affordable rental apartments in favour of new development. The group called on the City of Burnaby to stop demolition of low-cost apartments.
A group in Halifax is pushing city council to create a website so tenants can research the conditions of an apartment building or rental unit before moving in.
A Nova Scotia woman’s brush with police handcuffs has become a cautionary tale for anyone renting homes they found online.
Ottawa cleaners demand better wages
Members of SEIU Local 2 and Ottawa ACORN held a Living Wage Forum: Invisible No More on Saturday June 20 at City Hall.
Des concierges demandent au gouvernement fédéral - de loin le plus important donneur d'ouvrage de la région - de changer ses politiques afin qu'ils puissent obtenir un salaire décent et quelques avantages sociaux.
Ottawa area cleaners will be joined Saturday by the anti-poverty group ACORN and the Service Employees Union Local 2, to demand the government implement a living wage policy.
SEIU and Ottawa ACORN are demanding a living wage for janitors
Public hearing: A highrise development proposed for Silver Avenue, which were the focus of an ACORN rally last week, is going to public hearing next Tuesday.
Renters rallied in Burnaby to bring attention to the dwindling supply of rental housing in their neighbourhood.
ACORN calls on city to protect low-cost housing
Low income renters in Burnaby are running out of places to live
Two apartment buildings to be demolished if redevelopment goes ahead
Janitors in Ottawa fight for a living wage
The affordable housing crunch isn’t special to Vancouver — as suburbs such as Burnaby are seeing rental stock getting paved over for flashier, and often more expensive highrises — often leaving low-income earners behind.
North Dartmouth Tenants Town Hall hears litany of complaints
Plan would trigger requirement for public hearings
Monica McGovern, chair of ACORN’s Burnaby chapter, led a rally outside a Cash Money store in January, calling for a cap on the number of payday lenders in the city.
City of Burnaby staff are assisting a developer who is working on a plan for affordable rental housing on Kingsway.
Burnaby ACORN members held a rally outside of a new money-lending store in the city Jan. 27, led by chapter chair Monica McGovern
The troubling rise of Canada's payday-loan industry