ACORN members gathered on the corner of St. Laurent Boulevard and Karen Way on Monday afternoon chanting “Easy on the Speed” to slow traffic in advance of the 2015 reconstruction to reduce the number of lanes on St. Laurent, which will slow the pace of reckless traffic permanently.
Ottawa ACORN is working with the Healthy Transportation Coalition to push for better transit.
ACORN hosts town hall meeting to discuss tenant rights in Halifax
A few dozen ACORN representatives from across Toronto descended on City Hall with a holiday present for new Mayor John Tory. And we hope it was a present he won't forget over the next four years.
Tenant advocacy group seeks action from city on poor housing conditions
For 8 years ACORN members across Ontario have been fighting for inclusive zoning, a way for municipalities to use their development regulation and approval process to have private developers provide some affordable housing in all (or nearly all) market projects.
Ottawa ACORN member Gisele Bouvier spoking at the Canadian Labour Congress town hall on Retirement and OAS on November 27 2014. We need to stop Harper from letting seniors live in poverty!
On Saturday, Fifty ACORN members strong demanded major improvements at their North York apartment building, and it did not take long for problems to start getting dealt with.
Ottawa ACORN members Ria Rinne and Blaine Cameron go doorknocking in this latest video from Operation Maple!
Some tenants are raising concerns about living conditions in an apartment building in Dartmouth's north end. They say repairs take too long, if they’re done at all.
Nova Scotia ACORN is pushing the city to implement a landlord licensing system where rental units will be registered and inspected on a regular basis to ensure they comply with Halifax’s housing standards bylaw.
Unhealthy living conditions because of water damage, a lack of security and broken mailboxes are the kinds of issues Latter and other tenants of MetCap Living in North Dartmouth are facing all the time.
Chinese news coverage of Don Mills tenants' action on Saturday
CBC News coverage of Don Mills tenants' rally for healthy homes in Toronto.
ACORN members and residents of a North York apartment building held a protest outside their home on Saturday, saying that after years of water leaks, mold, cockroaches and break-ins, they’ve had enough.
Is it time for Nova Scotia to reboot tenancy rights?
Britannia ACORN members gathered at Michele Heights Community Centre regarding our Healthy Homes Campaign demands.
BC ACORN Leader Preeti Misra speaks at BC Federation of Labour rally on how BC ACORN is ready to fight for $15/hour!
Nova Scotia ACORN members held a town hall on income assistance in Dartmouth.
Wedensday was ACORN Canada’s National Day of Action to Close the Digital Divide! Members were out in force to demand $10/month Internet for people below the low-income measure, plus subsidized computers.
Carrying laptops made out of cardboard and posters, around 25 members of social justice group Ottawa Acorn rallied at the Shaw Centre Wednesday afternoon calling for more affordable Internet rates for low income residents.
Advocates from B.C. Acorn are calling on the city to go one step further in its deal with Shaw and install hot spots at public housing sites as well.