Residents say the landlord, Timbercreek, is forcing them out by neglect.
Posted July 6, 2018
A group of Heron Gate residents and affordable housing advocates with Ottawa Acorn took their push for better living conditions to the streets Thursday.
Posted July 5, 2018
On July 5th, Toronto ACORN members rallied for REAL affordable housing!
This campaign has already been attracting attention in the press - read about it here:
ACORN Canada says so-called affordable units are out of reach for many low-income people
The $1.4 billion transit project, which will boast 22 stops and connections to GO Transit’s Milton and Lakeshore West lines, is scheduled to break ground this year and some members of the community are starting to worry—and to ask what Metrolinx, the agency in charge of the project, is going to do for them.
Should the City of New Westminster charge apartment owners for costs it incurs related to renovictions? Could the city slow down the time taken to process building permits for apartments that are evicting tenants so they can do renovations?
Burnaby City Council decided to scrap the proposed demovictions hearing which could have seen another 85 rental units demovicted.
Burnaby city council pulled two rezoning proposals from the docket of a public hearing less than 24 hours before they were set to go up for discussion.
The BC Government is reducing the maximum fee for borrowing payday loans, from $17 to $15 for every $100 borrowed.
BC ACORN leader Tabitha Naismith speaks to CTV about the need for safe, livable communities.
Thirty-two BC ACORN members have contributed to important research exploring the health-related uses and benefits of internet access.
The "Digital Equity and Health" report found that many participants use the internet for specific health reasons, including:
ACORN member Norma-Jean Quibell talks to CFRA about the Internet for All victory
Posted June 8, 2018
After Minister Bains announced $10/month internet for low income parents, Nova Scotia ACORN members are deeply disappointed as Eastlink opts out.
An Atlantic Canadian telecom company has opted out of a new program aimed at getting low income families on affordable high speed internet plans.
Posted June 6, 2018