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Ottawa ACORN Partners with Ottawa Hospital to Test 119 People for COVID19 at City’s FIRST Mobile Clinic!

Ottawa ACORN COVID19 Testing Site
On Sat, July 11th Ottawa ACORN helped organize the city’s very first mobile testing clinic for COVID19. ACORN members in Ottawa-Vanier met virtually back at the end of May and members identified having difficulty accessing testing because of a number of barriers. 
 

Nova Scotia Advocate: “What would you do if you had to choose between your child’s medication and your rent?” Protesters want eviction ban extended

One day before the COVID-19 eviction moratorium is set to end some twenty to thirty protesters gathered at Province House in downtown Halifax to call for extended protections for vulnerable renters in Nova Scotia. Protesters drew and wrote slogans on the sidewalk with chalk.

Montreal ACORN Takes Action for Healthy Homes * Montréal ACORN passe à l'action pour des maisons saines

Montreal ACORN

Posted June 29, 2020

ACORN Quebec is here! In front of the media to defend the tenants of rue Jean Brillon against their infestation problems. Cockroaches, mice, bedbugs. It is time for this to stop! Today's action against the company Wiseview Realties has caused a stir.

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Capital Current: Ontario’s Bill 184 ‘slap in the face’ to struggling residential renters, critics say

Mavis Finnamore Ottawa ACORN

While the Ontario government has curtailed commercial and residential evictions during the COVID-19 crisis, tenants’ rights advocates warn that proposed legislation in the province will expose renters to unfair evictions once the pandemic passes — and well beyond.

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