Healthy Homes - Habitation saine
OTTAWA — If you think so many of Ottawa’s vacant buildings have decayed because the city just didn’t bother chasing their owners into fixing them up, its chief bylaw officer has something to tell you: You’re right.
Renters in Ottawa are living in what they're calling deplorable conditions. A local group voiced their frustration to city officials. CTV news covered Ottawa ACORN's healthy homes forum.
Watch the video here.
CBC's Ottawa Morning talks to ACORN members and Herongate tenants about the state of their homes and what they're doing to get action from landlords.
Local Surrey professors Steve Dooley and John Rose were contracted by ACORN Canada as private consultants to do research about the living conditions tenants face in Surrey, through an unbiased lens. The following report lays out the research that they compiled at focus groups with Surrey tenants in late 2012, as a part of ACORN Canada's Healthy Homes Project that was funded by Vancouver Community Foundation.
Click below to read the report!
Surrey Healthy Homes Campaign
Students in the University of Ottawa's law program put down their books and picked up a microphone to have a few laughs and help raise a little money for a good cause at the same time.
A comedy night to raise money for Ottawa ACORN, an organization that fights for social justice for low-income families across Canada, was held on Feb. 7 at the Draft Pub.
L'organisme Acorn, dont la mission est de venir en aide aux familles en situation précaire, ouvrira, vendredi, une succursale à Gatineau. Il s'agit d'une première percée de l'organisme au Québec.
Après Ottawa, Toronto et Vancouver, Acorn inaugurera un bureau dans le secteur de Hull. Les responsables souhaitent ainsi aménager un local dans l'un des quartiers les plus défavorisés de la ville.
Rental housing in New Westminster is being knocked down without anything to replace it, so the city has come up with some ways it hopes will reverse the trend.
Check out these great pictures of our rally today in Ottawa outside of MPP Bob Chiarelli's office to Stop the Income Clawback for Social Assistance Recipients!
Law students from the University of Ottawa were on CBC Radio this morning to talk about the upcoming comedy fundraiser in support of Ottawa ACORN. Listen here: