Residents living with disabilities in Vancouver are calling for the government to double the disability rate to keep up with the cost of living in the city.
Members of BC ACORN, an advocacy group, gathered in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 to raise awareness of their concerns that there is inadequate government support for people living with disabilities.
Committee gave green light to punish apartment building owners who don’t meet city standards
Campaign update from Marva Burnett
Municipal Licensing and Standards committee approves recommendations for a new bylaw to regulate Toronto’s landlords
Le prix de la colère
Tenants of a Whalley apartment feel their concerns over dire living conditions have been ignored by city hall.
Next week's debate at Licensing and Standards could make negligent landlords more responsible.
The Metrotown Development Update Plan will destroy nearly three thousand affordable rental units in the Metrotown neighbourhood, resulting in the demoviction of over 8000 tenants, who already are facing class, race, age and ability marginalization.
In what has become a familiar scene at city hall, dozens of residents packed council chambers to oppose a rezoning application that would spell the end to four more older rental buildings in Metrotown.
Group wants city to track complaints about problems with rental apartment buildings
ACORN members braved the bitter winds to call on the city of Surrey's by-law department to improve their accountability to the citizens of the city
Anti-poverty group ACORN launched a new campaign today calling on the province to do more for low-income people struggling to pay high hydro bills.
It's been nearly one year since the Ontario government created a subsidy to help people pay their hydro bills.
Les manifestants à Queen's Park ont brandi des affiches blâmant directement la première ministre de l'Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, pour les prix de l'électricité.
Members of John Tory's executive are getting emails, calls and petitions from residents opposed to a Toronto Hydro sale.
Members Stephanie and Steven Graham in Ottawa-Vanier managed to squeeze in a word with CBC yesterday before voting in the by-election: hydro is too high!
40 membres d’ACORN Gatineau se sont prononcés hier pour que les $300’000 réserver pour un projet d’épicerie sur l’Île-de-Hull ne soient pas dépensé ailleurs par notre Conseillère, Denise Laferrière! * 40 Gatineau ACORN members spoke out yesterday in order for the $300’000 set aside for a grocery store in the Île-de-Hull neighbourhood doesn’t get spent on another by our Councillor, Denise Laferrière!
'People care about getting food at a good price'
Denise Laferrière a précisé dans sa présentation qu'une épicerie sera viable et viendra d'elle-même lorsqu'il y aura une masse critique assez importante dans le quartier.
Non-profit Gatineau ACORN is mobilizing residents to continue supporting the plan for a grocery store.
A transit pass for low-income Ottawa residents was confirmed at City Hall during the 2017 draft budget meeting on Nov. 9. The pass had been announced by Mayor Jim Watson last month with few details on the cost or when it would be introduced.