CBC investigates FRPO contributions to Liberal Party of Ontario candidates
The province claims the changes will make housing more affordable in cities like Toronto, but tenant groups claim the opposite is true.
It seems that $500,000 can buy a lot from current Liberal Government in Ontario.
Anti-poverty group fears new rules will lead to more evictions
'That's funny, $20,' says Bonnie Barrett. 'What's $20 going to get you nowadays?'
ACORN Canada's tireless efforts to keep the high cost of internet in the public eye led to our members being invited to the CRTC's public hearing on internet access and affordability. On April 14, 10 ACORN members told personal stories about how not having access to home internet has impeded their - and their childrens' - success in the digital economy.
In a forceful and unusual statement delivered in the middle of a public hearing, the chairman of Canada’s telecom regulator called on governments as well as the telecom industry itself to contribute to the development of a “coherent national broadband strategy.”
Ottawa members celebrate first step in municipal campaign on predatory lending last Wednesday, with unanimous motion passing for council to create a program to license lenders.
ACORN Members turned out to greet Michelle Mungall, MLA for Nelson-Creston and Social Development Critic, as she announced the BC NDP's call to end the bus pass claw back for the province's PWD recipients.
The group's members held protest demanding province raise minimum wage to $15
Toronto ACORN member Alejandra Ruiz spoke to AMI about our Internet for All campaign
An information picket was held outside McDonald’s on Spring Garden Road this morning to remind passers by that minimum wage in Nova Scotia is not enough to live.
Workers across Canada fighting for better job conditions take to the streets today for the annual Fight for $15 and Fairness day of action.
Would you pay an extra 72 cents a month on your own telecom bill to support Internet access for low-income Canadians and those living in remote, hard-to-serve areas?
Rogers Communications plans to help 150,000 Canadians get on the web by offering less expensive broadband rates to low-income families.
Last week, ACORN members and public housing tenants in Greystone, Spryfield with the General Director of Metro Regional Housing Authority (MRHA), Janet Burt-Gerrans.
A concerned mother of two has made her pleas public after saying she isn't receiving the support she needs from Metro Regional Housing Authority. Global's Alexa MacLean went to her home to investigate.
Longstanding complaints about rodents, mould, asbestos and sloppy maintenance are justified and will be addressed, Spryfield tenants of the Metropolitan Regional Housing Authority (MRHA) were told this morning.
Greystone tenants meet with Housing Authority to deal with furry invaders.
CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais says there are no guarantees Canada's telecom regulator will enforce minimum internet speeds and service levels across Canada, even if it comes up with new target levels.
The CRTC has started a series of hearings looking at whether internet access should be considered a necessity.
At a rally held in front of the Money Mart at Columbia Street and Fourth Street on Friday, members of the B.C. chapter of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) called on the Solicitor General and Minister of Public Safety to follow Ontario and Alberta’s lead and reassess its payday loan regulations.
Une connexion Internet suffisamment rapide et fiable est nécessaire pour prendre part à l'économie numérique.