The Fair Communications Sales Coalition delivered its testimony, arguing in favour of expanded consumer protections
Researchers call for mandatory requirement to provide customers with key info in writing
Groups representing elderly and low-income Canadians say too many companies' sales practices cross the line
East end tenants are protesting proposed rent hikes and disrepair in Stoney Creek towers
A report released Monday by the low-income advocacy group ACORN (the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) reserved special contempt for Corrigan’s self-described “progressive” Burnaby Citizens Association (BCA). “The BCA policy of mass demoviction in Burnaby is destroying the city’s supply of affordable housing … during an unprecedented housing crisis,” ACORN wrote.
In a city where cranes are everywhere along the skyscape stacking the decks of "gentrification," down on the street there seems to be someone new every week with a cup at the car windows.
Not one affordable rental unit has been built in Stittsville in at least 19 years, sparking concerns that a lack of housing choice will lessen diversity and equality in the community.
Eight candidates running to be Mississauga's next mayor
30+ ACORN members in a crowd of over 350 waited peacefully as fringe candidates, both ultra right-wing and left, disrupted the Toronto Mayoral Forum on Affordable Housing & Homelessness event, co-hosted by ACORN. The organizations organizing the event had selected the top 3 housing positions from mayoral candidates who are challenging Mayor Tory, but Tory didn’t show!
After a 20-minute disruption, the event got moving and we heard from the candidates, who responded to the audience's questions about housing.
As housing continues to hound the Burnaby election race ahead of Saturday’s municipal vote, the developer of a 42-storey Metrotown condominium highrise has denied it’s pressuring tenants to leave their homes before the proposed tower is even approved.
Posted October 16, 2018
Posted October 16, 2018
While most people are aware that housing is expensive in Mississauga (and the GTA in general), one advocacy group says that housing costs have reached crisis levels in Mississauga.
À l'approche des élections municipales le 22 octobre, l'accès à un logement abordable est un enjeu de plus en plus présent à Toronto. Différentes associations communautaires demandent aux candidats de mettre en place des actions concrètes pour répondre à ce besoin criant.
CBC News on Saturday's rally for an Affordable Weston
CTV News on Toronto ACORN's affordable housing action in Weston
Posted October 11, 2018
Watch ACORN leader Murray Martin talk to Global News about demovictions
'You snooze, you lose,' said one Toronto resident about month-long application period
Two-year initiative would have landlords in Ward 1 and 8 pay $200 annual fees if approved by next council