Learn more about ACORN Canada's groundbreaking campaigns regulate payday lending and international remittances and money transfers.
Payday Lending & Remittances
We need a national strategy to guarantee equal access to basic banking services for all Canadians at a fair price.
Ottawa ACORN members have been pushing for minimum distancing and licensing of payday lenders since 2015 in order to reduce the concentration of payday lenders in our neighbourhoods. // Depuis 2015, les membres d'ACORN Ottawa font pression en faveur d'un espacement minimal et l'attribution de permis aux prêteurs sur salaire afin de réduire la concentration de prêteurs sur salaire dans nos quartiers.
ACORN Financial Justice Leader, Donna Borden, spoke to CTV News about the need for improved regulations on payday lending.
Budget 2018 shows that the Federal Government is taking small steps to support low and moderate income Canadians, but we need more from Morneau. We still have a long way to go.
On Thursday, February 1, several ACORN members attended the BC Poverty Reduction Strategy community meeting in Surrey. ACORN leader Tabitha Naismith attended the meeting and spoke to the Surrey Now-Leader about the housing crisis.
ACORN members wish to encourage the Ministry of Finance to take this opportunity, during the 2018 pre-budget consultations, to consider the needs of low and moderate-income Ontarians.
Starting Jan. 1, cost of payday loans lowered to $15 for every $100 borrowed
CBC's The Current talks to ACORN member Robbie McCall about payday lending in Ontario.
ACORN member Robbie McCall talks to Ontario Today about the payday loan laws.