Posted on November 15, 2019
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Residents looking to elect government that helps reduce telecom costs
Members of ACORN in cities across Ontario are committed to fighting back each month against the Ford government’s cuts to essential programs in our communities.
In light of advocates' demands, the city has passed new regulations
For over a decade ACORN has been fighting to stop predatory lenders from clustering in low income neighborhoods and preying on the most vulnerable communities.
After a thorough discussion by City Council members and Mayor Jim Watson, a motion was passed to enact minimum distance and licensing requirements for payday lending companies. // Après une discussion approfondie entre les membres du Conseil municipal et le maire, Jim Watson, une motion a été adoptée pour établir des exigences minimales en matière de distance et de permis pour les entreprises de prêt sur salaire.
ACORN Canada's Federal Platform
According to a study released recently by the advocacy group, ACORN Canada, the high cost of internet access is still leaving low-income families behind.
Having internet access is proving to be a costly addition for many low-income families and ACORN Canada, a charitable organization is urging the federal government to act.