'We'd like to get better community service programs for cheaper,' said one resident
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On Jan 27th at 12pm members of ACORN and local residents of Malton came together at the local community centre to fight for affordable programming.
Thanks to Ontario Trillium Foundation for their generous support to this project
There’s a municipal election in Ottawa in 2018 and ACORN members are determined to see issues like housing, childcare, jobs and transit as top priorities for City Council. That means not waiting until the last minute to get organized and for ACORN members that work has already begun!
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Mississauga council voted unanimously to expand and make permanent their affordable bus pass, which gives 50% off on bus passes to low income people.
Peel has made permanent a program that offers reduced public transit fares to low-income residents.
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A new study takes a look at just how much it costs to raise children in Canada, and what it means for government efforts to provide meaningful family benefits and fight child poverty.
New data released from the 2016 census shows that five million Canadians, including more than a million kids, live below the poverty line.