ACORN Canada held rallies across the country on June 16 demanding free internet for all low-income Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Though its buildings are closed, Hamilton Public Library (HPL) is helping people stay connected during the pandemic by allowing public access to Wi-Fi outside its 22 branches.
It’s the poorest Londoners who are feeling the pinch from stores that are bypassing cash during the COVID-19 crisis for fear of spreading or contracting the deadly virus.
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers had been increasingly using forms of cashless payment such as credit and debit cards, e-transfers and their smartphones to pay for products.
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La pandémie de COVID 19 montre qu’il est grand temps d’inclure Internet dans la liste des services publics essentiels et d’offrir l’accès à tous.
Nova Scotia ACORN member Marjorie Pemberton talks to Sheldon Macleod about the Internet for All campaign.
Posted May 4, 2020
While banks are slashing lending rates, it's business as usual for payday lenders, now considered essential services during the pandemic.
The broadband internet connection in Mikayla Burnett’s Scarborough home struggled to handle the extra load as soon as Ontario schools closed last month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.