A report by the Ryerson Leadership Lab and the Brookfield Institute
Posted on March 22nd, 2021
ACORN members have put together a formal submission for the Ministry of Government & Consumer Services to share our views on the Ministry's proposals to regulate high-cost credit in Ontario.
ACORN Canada a entrepris une étude axée sur les prêts aux intérêts élevés, en particulier ceux contractés en ligne.
ACORN Canada report on a study focusing on high interest loans, especially those taken out online.
Résumé du rapport
This backgrounder is meant to explain the demand made by ACORN Canada (ACORN), the National Pensioners Federation (NPF) and the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) for a $50 credit towards the Internet service bills of all needy Canadians (“Canada Broadband Benefit”) during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
CIRA's 2020 report on digital development in Canada
Posted on August 3, 2021
This document highlights the issues relating to the National Housing Strategy initiatives being funded by the federal government that claim to be creating "affordable housing" but are not. We demand real and permanent affordable housing.
Posted on July 8, 2021
ACORN Canada filed a Freedom of Information request at the Landlord and Tenant Board to seek data on the number of eviction applications filed in 2020 and also the name of the landlord alongwith the reason for filing the application. The analysis shows that it's Canada's biggest landlords that continued to file eviction applications despite the pandemic.
Posted on June 20, 2021
This flyer highlights what REITs are and what you can ask your MP to do to rein in the REITs
Posted on 19 June 2021
Toronto ACORN is asking the city to introduce bold inclusionary zoning (IZ). Through this report, we highlight what kind of IZ policy do people want in Toronto. IZ could be a powerful tool to address the issue of lack of affordable housing but only if its done right!
Posted on 14 June
This report is to bring the attention of the city of Toronto to the issue of increasing renovictions that is pushing tenants out and what the city can do to address it.
The Fight for the Right to Housing and No Displacement
Posted on 3rd February, 2021
The federal government is giving huge tax subsidies to billionaire landlords or the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). Through this report, we highlight the blliions of dollars that have been lost by way of these sweetheart tax deals and the action that needs to be taken to ensure that affordable housing is developed and maintained. Time to REIN in the REITs!
ACORN is working to bring the vision for LeBreton Flats of our members living in the surrounding neighbourhoods to decision makers.
See ACORN's annual report for 2019.
Stay safe while you fight back by following these steps at ACORN actions.
Candidate Survey Results - Ottawa- Vanier
ACORN Canada's Platform for the 2019 Federal Election
ACORN Canada, founded in 2004, is a grassroots membership based organization that has rapidly grown into one of the country's most effective voices for low- and moderate-income Canadians. With over 130,000 members in 22 chapters in 9 cities across the country, our central purpose is to effectively represent and champion the interests of Canada's low- and moderate-income urban citizens on the critical issues of social and economic justice.
See ACORN's annual report for 2018.
By introducing a National Housing Strategy (NHS) and making a commitment to a rights-based approach to housing, the Federal Government is taking a significant step towards tackling Canada’s housing crisis. ACORN members welcome this national plan. Yet, we acknowledge that there is a long way to go to overcome the systemic issues that have led to so many homeless and underhoused Canadians.
See ACORN's annual report for 2017.
Read BC ACORN's submission to the Province's consultation on the poverty reduction strategy.