Ottawa and Gatineau ACORN

 
Ottawa and Gatineau ACORN has 32,000 members organized throughout four chapters in Ottawa (Ottawa -Vanier, Central Ottawa, South Ottawa, and Ottawa West-Nepean) as well as one chapter over the bridge in Gatineau, Quebec
 
Please contact the Ottawa and Gatineau ACORN office for more information on upcoming meetings and actions. 613-746-5999 Ext 2 / Ottawa@acorncanada.org //   
 
Local Campaigns: 
 
Anti-Displacement: Ottawa ACORN is calling on the City of Ottawa to create an Anti-Displacement Policy to prevent Renovictions and Demovictions like we have seen in neighbourhoods across the city, most significantly in Herongate and Manor Village. 
 
Internet For All: Ottawa ACORN is calling on the City of Ottawa to provide affordable internet access to all low income residents by implementing a municipal broadband program and providing free WIFI in all public spaces. For more information check out the Toronto Public Broadband Plan
 
Online actions:
 
 

 

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CBC Radio: Tenants of Manor Village facing evictions

Posted June 9, 2022

For months, tenants of Manor Village and Chery Garden fought a proposed location for the LRT's future Knoxdale Station, which would have left them displaced. Earlier today, Ottawa city council approved a realignment of the route to the station. But while residents of Cheryl Gardens get to keep their homes, those in Manor Village are facing evictions.

Le Droit: Manor Village: déménagement forcé plus tôt que prévu

Posted May 20, 2022

Les résidents de la communauté Manor Village — qui offre des logements à un prix abordable — croyaient avoir encore quelques années avant de perdre leur maison, en raison de l’étape 3 du train léger. Des rénovations entreprises par les entreprises propriétaires des immeubles sont toutefois venues chambouler ce calendrier.

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