New forms of lenders are lining up to benefit from Canada's credit boom, charging high interest rates to the riskiest of borrowers. The shadow lending market is growing faster than it can be regulated, leaving the most indebted Canadians vulnerable to what activists describe as predatory lending practices. Borrower Beware will examine who these borrowers are, why they’re forced to turn to the shadow lending market and how Canada can do better.
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Pancartes à la main, des manifestants d'ACORN Canada ont démontré leur frustration face au coût d'un abonnement Internet.
ACORN Canada is calling on the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Committee to make internet more affordable for low-income families.
'We have a right to receive information and communication equally like anybody else'
Posted July 15, 2015
Evan Coole from ACORN Canada tells us about his organization’s information picket today on internet costs.
Rally at CRTC site in Dartmouth asks for action to help with access
Many things are considered essential services for people – food, shelter, transportation. But what about the internet?
ACORN, an independent group of low and moderate-income families, is calling on the CRTC to make the internet affordable and accessible to everyone, since they believe it is a right rather than a luxury.