The Big Three have doubled down on their argument that there is no unsavoury sales problem in Canada’s telecom industry
City has struggled to keep up with repairs with inadequate funding from upper levels of government
Right outside Ottawa City Hall on Wed, Sept 12th ACORN members decided to air out their landlords’ dirty laundry as part of the fight for landlord licensing! * À l’extérieur de l’hôtel de ville d’Ottawa, le mercredi 12 septembre, les membres d’ACORN ont décidé d'accrocher le linge sale de leurs propriétaires dans le cadre de la lutte pour obtenir des permis de propriétaire !
On September 5th, ACORN members and 650 Parliament tenants marched from the Regent Park Community Centre to the management office at 260 Wellesey to demand accountability from Bleeman Holdings Limited.
Posted July 31, 2018
While I welcomed the news that Mayor Derek Corrigan and his Burnaby Citizens Association council are finally starting to seriously address the issue of displacement for the first time in ACORN’s four-year campaign opposing demovictions, there are some things I would like to clear up.
With many on social assistance facing spiking housing costs, risk of homelessness on rise, Hunger Count 2018 warns
One in four Toronto children lives in poverty, but programs to make the internet accessible to low-income people are full of holes.
Displaced tenants rally for safe homes
Canada’s Big Three carriers claimed that the country’s existing rules are enough to protect telecom consumers.
Ottawa held its first Labour Day parade 22 years before holiday was officially recognized
Posted September 4, 2018
Hundreds of people forced out of their apartments in downtown Toronto after a terrible fire.
After an electrical fire left more than 1,500 residents displaced, some are now considering taking the building management company to court.
Despite some positive initiatives, ACORN members are deeply disappointed by the lack of action put forward in the Poverty Reduction Strategy.
As Premier Doug Ford’s decision to cut council almost in half reignites talk of the urban-suburban divide, the Star finds the old differences aren’t what they used to be.
Posted August 16, 2018