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.
Fair Fees - Frais équitable
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.
Nova Scotia ACORN member Bonnie Barrett on Global News talking about payday lending regulation
Monica McGovern, chair of ACORN’s Burnaby chapter, led a rally outside a Cash Money store on Tuesday, calling for a cap on the number of payday lenders in the city. Last year, ACORN appeared before council to request a limit, but a review of their delegation is still ongoing.
Protesters from the anti-poverty advocacy group ACORN rally outside a new Cash Money payday loan store on Kingsway at Griffiths. The group says the City of Burnaby should limit the number of such outlets and their proximity to each other.
BC ACORN members rally in Burnaby to regulate payday lenders
B.C. Acorn members held a rally outside of a newly opened money lending store in Burnaby Tuesday. The group is calling on the city to institute zoning regulations to limit how many of these stores can operate in one area.
A social justice group doesn't want to see any more money lending shops popping up.