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Vanier ACORN members from Capital Towers take on slumlord Q Residential’s $3,000 rent increase!

On Thursday, September 15th, tenants of 1240 and 1244 Donald St in Ottawa came out to fight back…

Posted September 15, 2022

ACORN Canada National Convention 2022

In June of 2022, ACORN members from all across the country joined together in Montreal for the National…

Posted September 15, 2022

Nova Scotia ACORN’s open letter on Landlord Licensing in HRM

Sept 8th 2022 Dear Councilors, We are writing to you today regarding Nova Scotia ACORN’s License Landlord Now…

Posted September 14, 2022

CBC Alberta at Noon: Is it time to implement rent control policies in Alberta?

Members of ACORN Calgary East speak with the CBC about the need for rent control: Click to listen:

Posted September 14, 2022

National Observer: If province won’t protect renters from extreme heat, municipalities must, advocates say at campaign launch

A Hamilton community organization is urging the city to adopt a bylaw to compel landlords to keep rental…

Posted September 13, 2022

CTV News Calgary: Tenant union calls for Alberta to introduce rent control to address affordability, safety concerns

 Posted September 8th, 2022 A group representing renters' rights is calling for rental rates to be capped…

Posted September 9, 2022

The Impact of Financialization on Tenants: Findings from a National Survey of ACORN Members

On Sept. 8th 2022, the Office of the Federal Housing Advocate released a series of research reports that…

Posted September 9, 2022

Peel ACORN members & tenants take action against Starlight Investments!

On Wednesday, September 7th tenants of 100 Dundas Street East in Mississauga protested to hold their corporate landlord,…

Posted September 9, 2022

The Hill Times: ‘No brainer’: consultations should not delay federal crack down on high-interest loans, say NDP MP, ISG Senator

Independent Senator Pierrette Ringuette says she worries Finance Canada’s consultations won't be accessible to the vulnerable people most…

Posted September 8, 2022

CBC News: Residents and tenant advocacy groups asks city to implement maximum heat bylaw in Hamilton

With climate change bringing record-breaking temperatures to all corners of the world, Hamilton resident Arnim Hughes said it's…

Posted September 8, 2022

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