ACORN Canada is an independent national organization of low and moderate income families with 140,000+ members in 20+ neighborhood chapters across nine cities.
- Tenant Advocacy Group Arrives In N.B.
From CKNI: A national tenancy advocacy group has established a New Brunswick chapter. ACORN New Brunswick will join previously established chapters in British Columbia, Toronto, and Nova Scotia. Their first goal is to push Blaine Higgs’ PC government toward reinstating the eviction ban that was rolled back last spring. “There are so many people facing […]
- Residents of Manor Village to rally outside city hall Wednesday
News from Ottowa: Leaders from the Ottawa advocacy group Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), along with impacted tenants of Manor Village, in Nepean, will be gathering outside Ottawa City Hall this week, in an effort to prevent the community from being demolished to make way for a future light rail transit (LRT) […]
- Tenant Actions in Nova Scotia
From ACORN Canada: This has been an explosive week for the Rent Control Now campaign in Nova Scotia! Over the past few months ACORN has been collecting rent increases from across the province. The results are grim but not shocking, members have gotten increases upwards of $900 a month. One rent increase went viral over […]
- Tenant Organizing in Montreal
ACORN Canada is organizing to support tenants who are being forcibly evicted by their landlord due to repairs and renovations on the buildings. Organizers say that it is the responsibility of the landlord to find accomodations for these tenants. “We are in the midst of a pandemic, there is no room to rent and it […]
- ACORN Surrey Disability Assistance Action
Members of the ACORN group chose a pedestrian overpass in Surrey for a “banner drop” on Wednesday (Oct. 14), in a call for increases to disability and income assistance in B.C. “PWD = Poverty,” read the banner, referring to persons with disabilities. The “drop” happened at the intersection of Scott Road and King George Boulevard. ACORN is […]