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ACORN members, hoping for bold action to tackle the affordability crisis sweeping across many Canadian cities, were feeling underwhelmed as the federal government tabled Budget 2019, their last budget before the election in October.
Op-Ed by George Brown on the Herongate neighbourhood.
ACORN members from across the country will come together to listen to exciting guest speakers, including labour leaders, community allies, politicians and more; meet other ACORN members and leaders from across the country; attend workshops on how to build power for change; and learn the skills and tools needed to develop grassroots campaigns.
Ontario ACORN members took action on March 14th as they continue to hold the Province accountable and resist cuts.
People looking for affordable housing in Ottawa will benefit from a $15 million investment from the city.
On Thursday, about 50 people, including residents, local ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) activists and politicians gathered near Ayoob’s home to march to Timbercreek’s nearby offices to ask for at least a couple more months to find alternate housing.
Ottawa city council’s unexpected promise of $15 million in the 2019 budget has opened an array of options for affordable housing that should help the city avoid a Vancouver-style crisis, advocates said Thursday.
Le mercredi 6 février, juste une heure avant la réunion du conseil municipal pour discuter du projet de budget pour 2019, les membres d’ACORN avec nos alliés ont tenu un rassemblement, de partout dans la ville, devant l'hôtel de ville pour demander davantage de financement pour le logement abordable.