There is a growing movement among BC municipalities that is challenging the legitimacy of the payday lending industry, the latest example of which is the city of Maple Ridge's decision lat week to pass an outright ban on such predatory lenders.
Fair Fees - Frais équitable
Canadians are paying more for modern essentials and that’s hitting low income families the hardest, forcing some to make tough decisions between groceries and staying connected.
Opinion: Canadians sending money overseas are paying more than people in other countries to send money to their kin
Watch ACORN leader Blaine Cameron on the National with ally PIAC fighting for affordable internet for low income families!
Canadians spend between $100 and $212 a month on communications services
Ottawa ACORN's free income tax clinic.
Mercredi le 18 février, des membres de ACORN Toronto, Ottawa et Montréal se sont dirigés vers les locaux de Google à Montréal et Toronto pour réclamer que Google Fibre (Google Fiber), fasse son entrée au Canada et qu’il inclut un service Internet abordable pour les familles à faible revenu!
Listen to CBC Ontario Today talk about ACORN Canada's Remittance Justice Campaign.
ACORN members traveled to Montreal and Toronto to demand affordable internet service from Google as part of ACORN’s national Digital Access to Opportunities campaign.