Anger directed at Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard
ACORN members and Vanier residents line up to talk about their experiences with payday loan companies at a forum at the Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre on Dec. 1
Group claim Ontario Liberal plan equals long-term pain for short-term gain
ACORN members are protesting the demolition of affordable rental housing in Burnaby’s Maywood neighbourhood.
ACORN leaders from across Ontario came together to meet with the provincial government and opposition parties to voice the importance of Ontario ACORN’s Provincial Campaigns.
Member Michelle Walrond speaks about her worries with reduced service in the Ottawa Citizen and today, member Kat Fortin speaks to the Transit Commission about the need for a low income transit pass
Despite the freezing rain, over 60 members attended Vanier ACORN's Predatory Lending Forum.
ACORN members will try to educate Vanier residents about the dangers of pay day loans at an event Tuesday night.
Peter Kucherepa, a Vanier resident and public servant, has written a report to publicize the exceptional concentration of payday-loan joints in the neighbourhood.
Mavis Finnamore, Ottawa South ACORN Chair critics how the is handling redevelopment in the City: “If you want to redevelop, here’s a good way to do it. Let the whole place rot for two years inside. Everybody gets scared. Then pay off the last bunch that’s still hanging on, and blam! You get all your approvals for whatever you want to redevelop.”
Vanier ACORN members gain momentum in predatory lending campaign
Letters between Ottawa ACORN and Timbercreek Management
City launches zoning review to restrict short-term loaners
The clock is ticking for residents in an affordable housing complex in the city's south end to find another place to live before being evicted.
Local union members, school board trustee, joining Herongate residents fighting winter evictions.
No treatment exists for the psychological trauma of a bedbug infestation.
For 31 years Mavis Finnamore has lived in her Heron Gate townhouse, watching it decline as ownership passed from Minto Group, which built the housing complex between Heron and Walkley roads, to a Toronto-based landlord called TransGlobe.
50 families in Heron Gate receive eviction notices
Anti-poverty activists to seek housing allowance boost during Queen’s Park visit
More than a hundred residents of a Burnaby rental building are facing eviction after Burnaby City Council voted unanimously to re-zone the area to make way for higher-priced condos.
What's at stake in the fight for a $15 minimum wage
On Friday, November 6, the City of Burnaby published a report on the city’s “Growth Management and Housing Policies in Burnaby” outlining the city’s work on housing affordability, and their inability to enact measures to protect affordable rental housing stock in the city.
Featuring a profile of Ottawa ACORN member Ray Noyes