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
Canada's expensive internet plans can restrict access to people searching for jobs and services online
ACORN members, with the support of the BCGEU and Vancouver Tenants Union, rallied against demovictions on Tuesday night.
Pest control experts say the number of cockroaches in Halifax seems to be on the rise.
Close to 40 ACORN members and allies from labour, community groups and political parties marched to the Timbercreek main office on 2870 Cedarwood Dr in the fight for tenants’ rights and affordable housing. // Près de 40 membres et alliés d'ACORN issus de syndicats, de groupes communautaires et de partis politiques se sont rendus au bureau principal de Timbercreek, au 2870 promenade Cedarwood, pour lutter pour les droits des locataires et le logement abordable.
BC ACORN members and allies rally to fight against the renovictions and gentrification that are pricing tenants out of New West.
On Wednesday, May 9, Montréal ACORN leaders went to the Régie du logement, Montreal’s housing tribunal, to demand compensation for furniture and other items public housing residents have had to discard in light of the proliferation of bed bugs in different parts of the Sud-Ouest. // Mercredi le 9 mai, un groupe de membres Sud-Ouest ACORN s’est présenté à la Régie du logement de Montréal pour réclamer des dédommagements pour ceux vivant avec des punaises de lit ayant du jeter des meubles dans le cadre de la procédure d’extermination.
BC ACORN members are ready to organize in New West!
Posted April 18, 2018
$12/day child care was a key promise revealed in the Ontario NDP’s platform, released earlier this week. ACORN leaders welcome this proposed investment, which would see free, licensed child care for families earning below $40,000 with sliding scale fees averaging $12/day for everyone else.
Unhappy tenants and their supporters gathered outside a large apartment building on Kennedy Drive in Dartmouth, owned by Metcap Living.
We need a national strategy to guarantee equal access to basic banking services for all Canadians at a fair price.