A local branch of ACORN - or Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now - wants to see changes to the ODSP and Ontario Works.
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Ontario ACORN members took action today to to demand an increase in the amount of employment income and assets ODSP/OW recipients can keep before the government claws it back.
Ottawa ACORN members will be holding an action and petition signing for the Ontario Disability Support Program and Ontario Welfare.
Social justice group ACORN Ottawa will rally Friday to let people on disability keep more of their wages.
A small, but dedicated group of advocates made their voices heard outside of the Ontario Works office on Catherine Street on July 29.
Ottawa ACORN members want the provincial government’s hands off our assets!
Members and supporters of ACORN Nova Scotia came together for a rally on Wednesday May 18th, to voice their opposition to the candidacy of Joanne Bernard in Dartmouth North
Ottawa Member Kat Fortin urges councillors to vote "yes" in June for a low income transit pass for the working poor, seniors, youth and people on low incomes. Our members are working with the Healthy Transit coalition to keep the pressure on!
The number of cars parking in accessible spots without a permit is on the rise. New numbers from the city of Ottawa show a slight bump in tickets issued in 2015 over 2014.
'That's funny, $20,' says Bonnie Barrett. 'What's $20 going to get you nowadays?'