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Ottawa ACORN Files Over 800 Taxes Through New Project

Ottawa ACORN undertook a new project his year called The Disability Benefit Clinics (DBC) ensuring over 800 disabled…

Posted July 20, 2017

ACORN Member Comments on Ottawa’s Top Ranking on Livability List // Une membre d’ACORN commente sur le premier rang obtenu par la ville Ottawa pour sa qualité de vie

Ottawa has topped the livability list for the 2nd year in a row. However, our members know living…

Posted July 10, 2017

ICI Radio-Canada: Un groupe réclame une réduction des frais bancaires pour les moins nantis

L'Association communautaire pour une réforme nécessaire (ACORN) presse le gouvernement fédéral de protéger les personnes à faible revenu…

Posted June 20, 2017

The Globe & Mail: Why shouldn’t a small levy help update our support for Canadian culture?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a page from Stephen Harper’s populist playbook Thursday and instantly shot down a…

Posted June 20, 2017

Tenant Day of Action at Ottawa City Hall! / Journée d’action des locataires à l’Hôtel de Ville!

ACORN members and allies from the OCETF, UNIFOR and Avant Law, LLP rallied in front of City Hall…

Posted June 9, 2017

Etobicoke ACORN is getting organized!

The new ACORN group in North Etobicoke started their organizing drive with a bang last week. Posted June…

Posted June 5, 2017

Toronto Star: Air conditioners can be a ‘medicinal tool’ but most living in Toronto’s older apartments lack it

According to a recent Toronto Public Health report, about 500,000 people in Toronto live in older apartment buildings,…

Posted June 1, 2017

$15/hr Min Wage Victory for Low Wage Workers // Victoire! Salaire minimum de 15$/h pour travailleuses et travailleurs à bas salaire!

ACORN members in Ottawa have been fighting for wage increases since 2008 so we're happy to see the…

Posted June 1, 2017

Ontario Budget Response from ACORN Canada President Marva Burnett // Réaction de la présidente d’ACORN Marva Burnett au budget de l’Ontario

While ACORN and our allies were able to achieve successes for low-to-moderate income people - some announced in…

Posted April 28, 2017

Metro News: New tax, rent controls part of Wynne’s plan to protect tenants and homebuyers

While advocates praised many of the province’s new measures, landlords were furious and political opponents dismissed promises as…

Posted April 26, 2017

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