The community is debating whether the $300,000 set aside ten years ago to bring a grocery store to the island could be better spent elsewhere.
CTV coverage of Saturday's tenant speak-out in Scarborough
Scarborough ACORN members speak out about housing
Toronto ACORN members speak out on issues with building management
Les résidents d'un immeuble de l'est de Toronto ont manifesté aujourd'hui pour dénoncer le mauvais état de leurs appartements. Ils sont mal isolés et équipés d'appareils électro-ménagers défectueux.
Mayor John Tory calls for Ontario, Canadian governments to spend more on affordable housing
ACORN members in Surrey's Newton neighborhood got together to brainstorm for the first few months of 2017.
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While most other Metro Vancouver municipalities have added rental units or stayed the same, Burnaby’s rental housing stock has plunged
Aujourd’hui l’annonce historique du CRTC était orientée dans la bonne direction en déclarant que le service à large bande était un service essentiel et en reconnaissant le problème d’abordabilité.
Mathieu Nadon discute de la décision du CRTC avec Gisèle Bouvier de l'organisme ACORN.
The CRTC said Internet is a "basic service" that must be provided to rural residents, but it stopped short of mandating affordability.
The CRTC ruled Wednesday, that from now on, access to high-speed internet will be considered an essential service.
Critics say the regulator’s declaration that Internet should be a basic service only addresses access, not affordability.
Everyone in Canada should be able to access high-speed Internet, the country’s telecom regulator has declared, setting bold targets for speeds and establishing a new fund that will invest up to $750-million over five years to expand broadband services to remote regions.
The historic CRTC announcement today was focused in the right direction by declaring broadband a basic service and by recognizing that affordability is a problem. However, the announcement did not include anything about the desperately needed subsidy for urban low income people that ACORN members were hoping to hear.
Tina Ford speaks to 1310 News
On December 14, 2016 the city of Toronto voted for Landlord Licensing after a long battle between tenants and landlords.
Tougher rules for landlords and better protections for tenants could be in place by next summer, following the approval of a new regulation for rental apartments.
New rules approved by city council will transform the way rental housing is monitored and should result in cleaner, safer units.
While 30 per cent is considered "affordable" a new report from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, said many Torontonians are paying more than that every month.
The rising number of ‘demovictions’ in Burnaby that has pitted its mayor against housing advocates has today seen a meeting between the two.