Posted May 9, 2019
ACORN members from across Canada would like thank Janet Tansley for her generous legacy gift to BC ACORN.
Posted March 19, 2019
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.
Immigrants have been charged exorbitant fees to send money home, but new technology offers an escape.
If Timbercreek really cares about its tenants, the company can sign a legal agreement committing to meet the needs of the community whose rent it collects
Last week, the Ford government announced cuts to public health that will deeply affect Ontarians.
While change is inevitable, displacement is not. ACORN members will continue to organize and fight to be included in a true community benefits agreement that rejects displacement and protects the right to housing. Let's keep the pressure on!
While change is inevitable, displacement is not. ACORN members will continue to organize and fight to be included in a true community benefits agreement that rejects displacement and protects the right to housing.
Analysts continue to declare the winners, losers and uncertain parties of Ontario's 2019 budget today as many in the province learn more about what Premier Doug Ford has in store for our fiscal future.
Critics of the Ontario budget say it's a telling sign that the word "alcohol" appears in the document more than 30 times but nowhere is the word "poverty".
ACORN members assembled outside the Ministry of Finance's Queen Park office midday Friday in response to the provincial government's recently proposed budget.
The activists criticized social spending cuts by provincial government while Peter Bethlenfalvy spoke about “protecting what matters most”
Protesters from ACORN and the Hamilton and District Labour Council rallied outside of the Scottish Rite on Friday morning.
But it’s bad for poor, seniors, health care and education, say others.
Posted April 11th, 2019
With a budget that mentions the word “poverty” zero times, the Provincial government has once again made its contempt for low and moderate income Ontarians clear.
Phase 2 of Ottawa’s LRT is expected to create $4.5 billion in economic benefits when trains start running through stations. But activists and urban planners say re-development from the project risks cutting down on the supply of affordable housing as neighbourhoods near rapid transit become more expensive.
Weston ACORN members and tenants from 2450, 2460, and 2240 Weston Road held a rally to demand that Q Residential complete the repairs that are badly needed in their buildings.