47% des répondants à un sondage disent utiliser les services de prêts sur salaire pour payer l’épicerie; plusieurs le font parce qu’ils n’ont pas accès à une protection de découvert.
Poor people use financial services such as payday loans because banks don’t work for them, a report suggests.
In one of the blazing investor markets in Canada, an advocacy group is trying hard to get landlords to be licensed and legally certified. A report titled State of Repair: The Tenants’ Case for Landlord Licensing in Toronto was issued on Tuesday by The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).
A new report from left-leaning think-tank the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives suggests payday loans are a last resort for many.
The CCPA and ACORN have just released a comprehensive report on predatory lending.
A new survey finds that most who turn to payday lenders do so because they are denied traditional sources of credit.
Residents living with disabilities in Vancouver are calling for the government to double the disability rate to keep up with the cost of living in the city.
Members of BC ACORN, an advocacy group, gathered in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 to raise awareness of their concerns that there is inadequate government support for people living with disabilities.
Committee gave green light to punish apartment building owners who don’t meet city standards
Campaign update from Marva Burnett
Municipal Licensing and Standards committee approves recommendations for a new bylaw to regulate Toronto’s landlords
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Tenants of a Whalley apartment feel their concerns over dire living conditions have been ignored by city hall.
Next week's debate at Licensing and Standards could make negligent landlords more responsible.
The Metrotown Development Update Plan will destroy nearly three thousand affordable rental units in the Metrotown neighbourhood, resulting in the demoviction of over 8000 tenants, who already are facing class, race, age and ability marginalization.
In what has become a familiar scene at city hall, dozens of residents packed council chambers to oppose a rezoning application that would spell the end to four more older rental buildings in Metrotown.
Group wants city to track complaints about problems with rental apartment buildings
ACORN members braved the bitter winds to call on the city of Surrey's by-law department to improve their accountability to the citizens of the city
Anti-poverty group ACORN launched a new campaign today calling on the province to do more for low-income people struggling to pay high hydro bills.
It's been nearly one year since the Ontario government created a subsidy to help people pay their hydro bills.
Les manifestants à Queen's Park ont brandi des affiches blâmant directement la première ministre de l'Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, pour les prix de l'électricité.
Members of John Tory's executive are getting emails, calls and petitions from residents opposed to a Toronto Hydro sale.