ACORN Canada Members demand that the federal government and the CRTC create spectrum deployment condition making it affordable for all for low income families to have high speed internet at home.
Le salaire minimum est-il trop ou pas assez élevé en Ontario? Pendant que des groupes communautaires demandent publiquement une hausse, des regroupements d'entreprises font pression sur le gouvernement pour empêcher qu'elle se produise.
A group of low-income workers are expected to gather outside the Toys "R" Us store on Merivale Road on Saturday to call on the province to raise the minimum wage by more than 75 cents.
The clinic run by the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now - typically known as ACORN - will offer free tax services again this year for low-and moderate-income individuals and recent immigrants in Ottawa starting on Feb. 20.
ACORN Canada requests a meeting with Halifax mayor to do something about “slumlords” in Halifax
Rally for tenants rights encourages rat effigies for Halifax city hall
Tax time is here and Ottawa ACORN (Ottawa Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) is once again providing one of the largest free income tax preparation service in the city.
Social justice group Ottawa ACORN is gearing up to once again offer its free tax service for low income residents.
Posted February 10, 2014
Listen to Nova Scotia ACORN member Evan Coole talk about rat-infested homes on the Rick Howe Show
Posted February 3, 2014
After going back on a promise to pay for damages caused by a flood, Nova Scotia ACORN leaders confronted landlord Mona Metlege this afternoon to demand fairness. When ACORN member and tenant Isaac asked Joe Metlege to make good on his promise on his own, he pretended that he'd never committed to covering damages. Once faced with going against an organization of tenants committed to justice, they were forced to make good. The landlords wrote a cheque for the damages on the spot!
Ottawa ACORN's Annual Reception - February 28, 2014
Toronto ACORN members advocate for a raise in the minimum wage.
As anyone familiar with the price of a transit pass, pack of razor blades or dental X-ray should be able to compute, you cannot live on Ontario’s $10.25-an-hour minimum wage. Not really.
Ontario's move to raise minimum wage to $11 per hour Thursday was greeted by very mixed reaction in Ottawa.
Ottawa ACORN member Jessica Pearce talks about the Minimum Wage campaign on CBC Morning Ottawa.
BC ACORN members Tom Page and Diane Terrillon were interviewed for CBC Radio on the subject of disability rights.
BC ACORN is pressuring Social Development Minister Don McRae to remove “claw backs” when someone is a recipient of both child support payments and disability support.
Burnaby renters need more protection against landlords who don't keep their rental units safe and healthy, says ACORN Canada.