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Surrey Families Need Healthy Homes

Surrey ACORN is continuing to campaign for a standards and maintenance bylaw to ensure families have healthy homes.…

Posted September 28, 2011

Ottawa Metro: Tenants’ cries heard via Ottawa ACORN

Landlord has agreed to increase trash collection to twice per week. Regular meetings begin next month. Anti-poverty activist…

Posted September 22, 2011

Ottawa tenants celebrate Herongate progress

Last week Herongate tenants - lead by Chapter Co-Chair Erica Marx - met with Mayor Jim Watson, City…

Posted September 20, 2011

Centretown News Online: Candidates launch political attacks at Ottawa ACORN debate

With three weeks to go before the provincial election, political mud-slinging characterized the all-candidates debate at Ottawa's PSAC…

Posted September 19, 2011

24 Hours Vancouver: Surrey residents fed up with building conditions

Sue Collard said she’s an “old coot” that just wants to live without the constant smell of mould,…

Posted September 8, 2011

580 CFRA: Bylaw Enforcing Laws at Heron Gate Residence: Mayor

Mayor Jim Watson says Bylaw Services is now "proactively" monitoring and enforcing property standards at Heron Gate residence.…

Posted August 16, 2011

Ottawa Metro: Mayor pledges to aid Heron Gate

Mayor Jim Watson is frustrated that the city is spending time and effort on maintenance problems in the…

Posted August 16, 2011

Ottawa Citizen: Watson wants Heron Gate Property Properly Managed

OTTAWA — Mayor Jim Watson is putting pressure on landlord TransGlobe to address the shoddy state of its…

Posted August 16, 2011

Standard Freeholder: Finding allies for ODSP fight

OTTAWA — A lone wolf who has been fighting the Ontario government on his own over claims of…

Posted August 10, 2011

Burnaby Now: Fees hit families in Africa

As a community social services student at Douglas College, Burnaby resident Pascal Apuwa doesn't have a lot of…

Posted August 10, 2011

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