Ottawa ACORN members and allies win low income transit pass

Posted November 9, 2016

Ottawa ACORN members - along with HTC, ATU, CAWI and health centres - won a $57/month transit pass for the poor in the City's draft budget tabled this morning; we are pushing for $41/month before the year's end!


Check out the press so far:

CBC News: Ottawa budget has good news, bad news for anti-poverty advocates

CBC News Ottawa: ACORN members fight for low income transit pass

Ottawa Citizen: City of Ottawa tables 2017 draft budget: Social agencies get surprise boost, property taxes increase 2%

The Charlatan: Ottawa approves low-income transit pass in 2017 budget

And this video of member Tina Ford speaking at the rally: