Other Updates & Local Campaigns

Read press stories, and news updates about local and community campaigns from across Canada.

Ottawa ACORN Partners with Ottawa Hospital to Test 119 People for COVID19 at City’s FIRST Mobile Clinic!

On Sat, July 11th Ottawa ACORN helped organize the city’s very first mobile testing clinic for COVID19. ACORN members in Ottawa-Vanier met virtually back at the end of May and members identified having difficulty accessing testing because of a number of barriers. 
 

Statement from ACORN Canada on the ongoing protests and police violence toward and killing of Black, Indigenous and other communities of Colour in Canada and abroad

Posted June 3, 2020

Our hearts fill and bleed knowing the list of Black, Indigenous and other people of Colour killed by the Canadian police and the police in the US.  We are full of grief for their families. We stand with this fight and a never-ending commitment to fight for change that will end Canada's, the United States', and the world’s own never-ending pandemic of ardent racism.

South Ottawa Re-Organizing Drive - Elections & Action Against Timbercreek’s Herongate Redevelopment!

South Ottawa ACORN members spent February and March growing their base and organizing their neighbourhood in preparation for Timbercreek’s second application for an Official Plan Amendment (OPA) which would allow them to redevelop the entire Herongate neighbourhood. 
 

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