Fair Fees - Frais équitable

 
Digital Access to Opportunities - Access to the internet has become a necessity, and the high cost of service affects access to opportunities in the job market, in school, and in many other aspects of daily life. ACORN Canada members demand $10/month high speed internet for low income families as part of our Digital Access to Opportunities campaign. Take action on closing the digital divide - sign the petition
 
Regulate Remittances - Remittances (sending money overseas through money transfer organizations like Western Union) and payday loans are big business in Canada, and thousands of Canadians are getting gouged by companies charging exorbitant fees for these services. ACORN Canada members work for the regulation of these fees and fairness in the remittance and payday loan industries.

ICI Radio-Canada: Un groupe réclame une réduction des frais bancaires pour les moins nantis

L'Association communautaire pour une réforme nécessaire (ACORN) presse le gouvernement fédéral de protéger les personnes à faible revenu contre les pratiques des banques et des entreprises de prêts sur salaire. Réunis en congrès à Ottawa, dimanche, les membres ont planifié leurs actions à venir.

Ontario Budget Response from ACORN Canada President Marva Burnett // Réaction de la présidente d’ACORN Marva Burnett au budget de l’Ontario

While ACORN and our allies were able to achieve successes for low-to-moderate income people - some announced in today’s budget and some last week on rent control - today’s budget makes it clear that we need to continue to pressure the Provincial government to make Ontario an affordable place for regular people to live.

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