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Healthy Homes: Ottawa members are working with the city of Ottawa to bring problem properties up to a Healthy Homes standard.

Ottawa members are working with the city of Ottawa to bring problem properties up to a Healthy Homes…

Posted April 5, 2013

Seaway News: International Women’s Day Breakfast

CORNWALL, Ontario - The Cornwall and District Labour Council hosted its annual International Women’s Day breakfast on Saturday,…

Posted March 5, 2013

Radio-Canada: Acorn ouvrira un centre à Gatineau

L'organisme Acorn, dont la mission est de venir en aide aux familles en situation précaire, ouvrira, vendredi, une…

Posted February 14, 2013

Western Union and Money Mart’s money transfer fees take 20% of money sent to drought-ravaged East Africa

New Canadians and temporary foreign workers are mad about the outrageous costs of sending money back home to…

Posted February 14, 2013 Coalition challenges B.C. to build 10,000 social housing units a year

A coalition of B.C. advocacy groups is aiming to make social housing a provincial election issue. At a…

Posted February 6, 2013

Action for Healthy Homes in Toronto

Toronto ACORN members took action yesterday for Healthy Homes.  In 2008, after four years of organizing neighborhood and…

Posted February 5, 2013

Media Advisory: Silence from Ontario Liberal leadership candidates on issues affecting low income communities

(Toronto, ON) – To find out where Ontario’s next premier stands on some of the issues that matter…

Posted January 24, 2013

BC’s Hardest Working

  ACORN members in BC are fighting to end poverty with allies in the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition.…

Posted December 11, 2012

BC ACORN Members Take Action for Healthy Homes

It has been apparent for years that the Residential Tenancy Act leaves renters in BC with an impotent…

Posted December 6, 2012

NOW Magazine: Unfair Welfare; Libs’ social assistance review sows confusion on the anti-poverty front lines

When it comes to social assistance policy in Ontario, it’s sometimes hard to know the difference between helping…

Posted November 30, 2012

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