Learn more about ACORN Canada's groundbreaking campaigns regulate payday lending and international remittances and money transfers.
Payday Lending & Remittances
Despite some positive initiatives, ACORN members are deeply disappointed by the lack of action put forward in the Poverty Reduction Strategy.
Members in the Whalley/Guildford area got together to identify key concerns in the community.
The BC Government is reducing the maximum fee for borrowing payday loans, from $17 to $15 for every $100 borrowed.
BC ACORN members are ready to organize in New West!
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.