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John Dykema takes part in a rally in New Westminster on April 26, 2012. Residents are upset with the condition of their building, which owned and run by Sahota-family-owned Waterfront Developments. Problems were fixed in the building the night before a scheduled media tour


The Province: Sahota landlords fix up New Westminster apartments prior to media tour

Repairs come hours before media tour of probems In a surprising move, renters at a New Westminster apartment…

Posted April 27, 2012

B.C.’s worst landlord leaves New Westminster tenants without running water

Tenants at 1210 Cameron st. in New Westminster held a rally today to protest poor building maintenance by…

Posted April 26, 2012

Cape Breton Post: People protest slum housing in CBRM

About 30 people gathered outside the Cape Breton Regional Municipality Civic Centre on Wednesday, with several people protesting…

Posted April 12, 2012

CBC: Residents protest slum housing in Cape Breton

Dozens of people rallied in Sydney on Wednesday to call for a crackdown on slum landlords. The Association…

Posted April 12, 2012

Cape Breton Post: ‘This isn’t just a problem of tenants’

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now planning rally SYDNEY — An association targeting slum landlords in the…

Posted April 11, 2012

580 CFRA: Ottawa ACORN Members Rally Outside McGuinty’s Constituency Office

Members of the activist group ACORN [Canada] rallied against a freeze of ODSP and Ontario Works payments outside…

Posted April 9, 2012

Press Release: ACORN Canada launches Centre for Tenant Organizing, new hub for tenant activism in Toronto.

ACORN Canada, a national membership organization of low and moderate income families, is announcing today the launch of…

Posted March 29, 2012

Group protests rental conditions at St. Clarens Avenue Apartments

Tenants of a Dupont Street and Lansdowne Avenue area tower say they're suffering with rental conditions they are…

Posted February 21, 2012

Ottawa Metro: ACORN Canada takes on Western Union’s fees

A five per cent cut in remittance fees would free $16B globally: World Bank Ottawa ACORN picketed a…

Posted January 12, 2012

Inside Toronto: ACORN Canada holds tenants rally, Dec. 30

Tenants of an East York highrise say they will rally Friday afternoon, Dec. 30, in front of their…

Posted January 3, 2012

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