ACORN Canada, the social and economic justice advocacy group, held rallies across the country on June 16 demanding free internet for all low-income Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mobile clinic brings COVID-19 testing to residents in Vanier and Overbrook
Rendre le dépistage de la COVID-19 plus accessible aux résidents vulnérables d’Ottawa, tel est l’objectif de la clinique mobile qui a ouvert ses portes samedi, dans Vanier.
Dozens turned out to be tested Saturday at the clinic at Ogilvie North Park
Residents of Vanier and Overbrook turned out by the dozens to get COVID-19 tests Saturday, at a first-of-its-kind mobile testing booth.
The event aims to help vulnerable people living in the Vanier and Overbrook areas get tested for the novel coronavirus.
The mobile clinic — the first of its kind in Ottawa — brought medical staff and test kits right to the doorstep of some of the city’s most disadvantaged residents.
On March 12, Ontario parliament held the first reading of Bill 184, named the “Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act,” which the Ford administration said will protect the rights of tenants and landlords.
Residents in Ottawa's east end can get a coronavirus test in Ogilvie North Park on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.