ACORN Canada urges Ottawa to expand scope of its Connecting Families program
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ACORN members, hoping for bold action to tackle the affordability crisis sweeping across many Canadian cities, were feeling underwhelmed as the federal government tabled Budget 2019, their last budget before the election in October.
Posted March 19, 2019
A small group of anti-poverty activists took to the streets of downtown Halifax on Saturday, urging Canadian telecom giant Eastlink to offer more affordable internet, as many of their competitors do.
ACORN members from across the country will come together to listen to exciting guest speakers, including labour leaders, community allies, politicians and more; meet other ACORN members and leaders from across the country; attend workshops on how to build power for change; and learn the skills and tools needed to develop grassroots campaigns.
The Fair Communications Sales Coalition filed the request in the wake of the CRTC’s hearings into allegations of unsavoury telecom sales practices
Groups representing elderly and low-income Canadians say too many companies' sales practices cross the line
The Fair Communications Sales Coalition delivered its testimony, arguing in favour of expanded consumer protections
Researchers call for mandatory requirement to provide customers with key info in writing