Staff report tells of strained budget and no staff time for planning expansion of RRHL system, council pushes for pilot project
Tenants, advocates question why freedom of information requests are required
This past Friday the City of Oshawa’s Council voted to do some incredible things for tenants in the city.
More than 100 Jane and Finch townhomes affected
L'Association communautaire pour une réforme nécessaire (ACORN) presse le gouvernement fédéral de protéger les personnes à faible revenu contre les pratiques des banques et des entreprises de prêts sur salaire. Réunis en congrès à Ottawa, dimanche, les membres ont planifié leurs actions à venir.
Provincial and Federal Finance Ministers are meeting upstairs
The federal government says it is concerned about high cellphone prices and is ordering the telecom regulator to review a recent ruling on roaming that makes it harder for some small wireless companies to provide inexpensive service.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a page from Stephen Harper’s populist playbook Thursday and instantly shot down a proposal to place a small cultural levy on Internet service providers (ISPs).
People with passes at time of closure will get bonus extension.
ACORN says it will force landlords to make basic repairs and provide vermin control.
Le regroupement ACORN d’Ottawa réclame des règlements plus strictes pour les propriétaires de logements. Les membres suggèrent entre autres des inspections annuelles de la part de la Ville d’Ottawa.
ACORN Canada's National Convention is coming up - join us in Ottawa!
Sweeping changes to Ontario’s labour legislation have workers and lower-income families cheering over a huge boost to minimum wage and benefits, but the province’s business community warns that the moves will make the province less competitive and drastically raise costs in ways that would be passed on to all Ontarians.
According to a recent Toronto Public Health report, about 500,000 people in Toronto live in older apartment buildings, and most lack central air.
We hear from business owners and those seeing a bump in their paycheques.
ACORN members in Ottawa have been fighting for wage increases since 2008 so we're happy to see the Ontario government bring forward a $15/hr min wage. // Les membres d'ACORN Ottawa luttent pour des augmentations de salaire depuis 2008, de sorte que nous sommes heureux de voir le gouvernement de l'Ontario annoncer un salaire minimum de 15 $ / heure.
Ontario employers will have to pay $15 per hour by 2019.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced a host of changes to labour laws in the province, as the changing nature of work leaves people with less secure jobs, fewer benefits and fewer protections.
Today, the Ontario Government announced plans to the increase minimum wage to $15 by 2019, raise Employment Standards and tighten enforcement, and make important changes to the Labour Relations Act.
Gisele Bouvier speaks to CBC and Radio Canada about $15 minimum wage, paid sick days and improvements to scheduling