Capital Current: Community members push for better internet accessibility for low-income households in Ottawa

Posted November 17, 2021

Members of the social justice group ACORN are demanding an end to barriers that prevent internet accessibility for all Canadians.

They made their point at a Tuesday rally at Ottawa City Hall which featured ACORN members, educators, students and other supporters of the cause sharing their experiences with those assembled in Marion Dewar Plaza. 

CHCH News: Tenants of an downtown apartment complex say they’re the victims of ‘renoviction’

Posted November 16, 2021

People living in an apartment complex in downtown Hamilton say they’re the victims of renoviction. A local developer is paying out residents as it prepares to gut part of the building for new units. While the payouts are tens of thousands of dollars, people say finding comparable prices in the city is very difficult. Phil Perkins reports.

REMI Network: Toronto approves controversial Inclusionary Zoning policy

Posted November 11, 2021

Toronto City Council has adopted the new Inclusionary Zoning policy framework that has been the subject of major contention throughout the past decade. Though tenant groups such as ACORN have long advocated for a plan that would see more affordable units introduced into the market, they are not convinced the new policy goes far enough.