BC ACORN members were part of a downtown Vancouver rally in support of raising B.C.’s minimum wage from $10.25 to $15 an hour.
Lowest paid workers mostly women, often trying to raise children alone, says B.C. Federation of Labour
Nova Scotia ACORN members are part of a coalition group working to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour in Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia ACORN member Bonnie Barrett on Global News talking about payday lending regulation
Jane and Finch ACORN members are emboldened by their recent victory in 100 York Gate Blvd, where the landlord Cherishome Living has bowed to intense community pressure to turn the heat back on after an ongoing lack of heat in the building.
It's just too hard to make ends meet, people on income assistance say. No money for food, rent, medication, shoes, and no help or empathy from Community Services, was the complaint of many at last weeks Town Hall on Income Assistance.
Ottawa ACORN has been helping low-income Ottawa residents fill out their taxes for seven years.
Monica McGovern, chair of ACORN’s Burnaby chapter, led a rally outside a Cash Money store on Tuesday, calling for a cap on the number of payday lenders in the city. Last year, ACORN appeared before council to request a limit, but a review of their delegation is still ongoing.
Ottawa ACORN does EVERYONE’S Taxes!
Protesters from the anti-poverty advocacy group ACORN rally outside a new Cash Money payday loan store on Kingsway at Griffiths. The group says the City of Burnaby should limit the number of such outlets and their proximity to each other.
BC ACORN members rally in Burnaby to regulate payday lenders
B.C. Acorn members held a rally outside of a newly opened money lending store in Burnaby Tuesday. The group is calling on the city to institute zoning regulations to limit how many of these stores can operate in one area.
A social justice group doesn't want to see any more money lending shops popping up.
Burnaby should take Surrey’s approach to cut down on payday loan stores according to those attending a Tuesday rally protesting current regulations governing cheque cashing centres.
Toronto ACORN member Donna Borden on AMI radio to talk about predatory lending practices.
L'organisme ACORN a organisé une manifestation vendredi à Ottawa.
Members of a local community group reiterated calls on Friday for mandatory affordable housing units in new developments.
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Toronto is divided not only by income, but by access to formal banking - which impacts the financial and physical health of the city's poor.
Group highlights speeds are too fast, crosswalk needed
Great coverage in World Journal of the BC ACORN action to stop the child support clawback, for Chinese readers.