Ottawa ACORN undertook a new project his year called The Disability Benefit Clinics (DBC) ensuring over 800 disabled people did not have to pay a corporate preparer to claim benefits they are entitled to.
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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.
Liberal government expected to include new program in budget
Dozens of members of Ottawa ACORN flyered and rallied at the provincial government's second round of endless consultations on basic income and poverty
'I think this is such an amazing opportunity to really do something that can lift people further ahead'
Ottawa ACORN member Kat Fortin talks to CBC News about the Disability Rights campaign