At a press conference in Ottawa on August 14th, advocates released an open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau signed by over 170 organizations and prominent Canadians urging the Prime Minister to make good on his commitment to the right to housing by enshrining that right in upcoming National Housing Strategy legislation.
Over 150 individuals and organizations have endorsed the letter! You too can join the call.
Visit the Legislate the Right to Housing Website.
Come out to the Rally to Fight the Cuts to Social Assistance TODAY!
The Ontario PCs have announced they are slashing a planned increase to social assistance rates from 3% to 1.5%. Other reforms including increasing the employment income earned on ODSP before clawbacks and the Basic income Pilot have also been cancelled.
ACORN Members accorss Ontario are ready to stand up for Social Assistance Rates! Come out and fight for ODSP and OW!
Meet us on August 9th at 10:45AM at Bay and College! From there we’ll march to the Ministry of Community and Social Services on Grosvenor St.
When: TODAY: Thursday, August 9th at 10:45AM
Where: Bay and College – Meet at the corner – Look for the ACORN Flag!
Please let us know if you can make it by responding to this email or calling 416-461-9233.
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In this accessible, powerful video, Kevin Jackson discusses TDPM, who we are, and how we got started.
Thanks to Kevin, The School of Disability Studies at Ryerson University, and The Ordinary Extraordinary Activism project.
See you on Saturday, September 23rd at 1:00PM at Queen’s Park!