There are 70 payday lending institutions in Ottawa, and the city is eyeing long-term plans to develop regulations to control their spread.
ACORN Oshawa, a tenants rights group, recently held a rally at 1265 Pentland Drive to call on the owner of the building, Valiant Property Rentals Ltd., to address concerns of residents.
Coun. Keith Egli calling for comprehensive bylaw to help tenants after landlord shuts off gas, power
'What this allows us to do is to plan going forward,' TCH chair Bud Purves told CBC Metro Morning
The B.C. government recently pledged to bring the minimum wage up to $15 by 2021. Ontario has promised to get there by 2019. What kind of difference will these increases make in the lives of workers?
Tenants in a downtown Hamilton neighbourhood are demanding that something be done about their living conditions.
The trio of problem apartments set to be part of a proactive inspection program with the City of Oshawa are nearly identified ahead of the program’s launch this fall.
Our Affordable Child Care Action Group met for the first time on Tuesday to finalize demands for our new campaign.
On Saturday August 12th, Ottawa ACORN welcomed the community to McNabb Community Centre for Art in the Park 2017! // Le samedi 12 août, ACORN Ottawa a invité la communauté au Centre communautaire McNabb pour Art dans le Parc 2017!
The Parkdale resident, who was formerly homeless herself, died suddenly on Friday at the age of 64.
rabble.ca's Maya Bhullar talks to organizers from ACORN International and ACORN Canada about current campaigns and building a global movement for change.
Niagara business operator Damin Starr supports paying his staff a living wage, and has seen the benefits himself.
একর্ণ কানাডা (ACORN Canada) এবং ৩০ ডেন্টন এভিনিউ-এর অধিবাসীদের উদ্যোগে গত ২৯ জুলাই ২০১৭ শনিবার দুপুর বারোটায় ৩০ ডেন্টন এভিনিউ, স্কারবরো, অন্টারিওতে “টেন্যান্ট স্পিক আউট” শীর্ষক একটি প্রতিবাদ-সমাবেশের আয়োজন করা হয়।
Tenants protest against property management at Denton Avenue building
Dozens of tenants of a high-rise apartment in southwest Scarborough have had enough of what they claim are unsafe and substandard living conditions, and a landlord they say isn’t addressing their concerns.
CBC News report on Toronto ACORN action on RealStar
Tenants of a building on Denton Avenue resorted to protesting against building management after repeated complaints about numerous issues have allegedly gone unheeded.
On Tuesday, members of ACORN’s Employment Insurance (EI) Action Group had an informative and animated meeting with EI Commissioner, Pierre Laliberté, in Toronto. The room was packed as members and leaders presented a number of well-thought-out recommendations to address issues with EI and ensure that the process of applying for, and accessing, EI is made fairer and more accessible to low and moderate income earners.
Over 50 members and allies attended the Tenant Power Speak Out to learn more about Ottawa ACORN's landlord licensing campaign. // Plus de 50 membres et alliés ont participé au forum “Le pouvoir des locataires s’exprime” ayant comme sujet la campagne d’ACORN Ottawa pour un permis de propriétaire-locateur.
Residents say their neighbourhood, which is largely made up of low-income residents, is in desperate need of infrastructure investments.
ACORN members are tired of their neighbourhood being neglected and the poor state of their streets left unaddressed.