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An Urgent Appeal from President Kay Bisnath: Stop Remittance Ripoffs

This holiday season, Pascal Apuwa, an ACORN Canada member and immigrant from Kenya, is going to remit whatever…

Posted December 28, 2011

Release: ACORN Canada calls on Western Union to suspend remittance fees on transfers to flood ravaged Philippines

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Posted December 19, 2011

Press Release: ACORN Canada calls on Western Union to suspend remittance fees on transfers to flood ravaged Philippines

ACORN Canada, a national membership organization of low & moderate income families, is calling on Western Union to…

Posted December 19, 2011

National Post: TTC to raise fares by 10¢ in new year

  TTC fares will go up by 10¢ on New Year's Day, but it remains City Council's call…

Posted December 19, 2011

Press Release: Toronto ACORN members tired of being ‘scroogged’ by TTC Commission, to deliver coal to board members

Members of Toronto ACORN will rally at City Hall on Wednesday to speak out against the proposed service…

Posted December 15, 2011

Ottawa Metro: Residents kick up some dirt on Michele Park

Complaints of poor lighting, crime, garbage, drugs, needles in park Bay Ward Coun. Mark Taylor vowed to clean…

Posted December 12, 2011

Ford and TTC Plan Fare Hike, Cuts to 282 Buses and Streetcars

Toronto ACORN members are gearing up to fight the plan to remove 282 buses and streetcars from 62…

Posted December 6, 2011

City Councillor Commits to Park Cleanup

15 Ottawa ACORN members from the Britannia chapter held a press conference and gave local City Councillors a…

Posted December 6, 2011

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

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