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CHED 630: ACORN's Internet for All campaign on the Ryan Jespersen Show

Listen to ACORN Canada member Pascal Apuwa talk to the Ryan Jespersen Show on CHED 630 about our Internet for All campaign:

CBC Ontario Today: High speed internet: Luxury or Necessity?

Ottawa ACORN member Gisele Bouvier was on CBC's Ontario Today radio call-in show on Tuesday, to discuss ACORN Canada's Internet for All campaign:

CBC News: Toronto considers affordable internet after release of ACORN report

CBC News Toronto featured ACORN Canada's Internet for All report (click here to read the report) in this story about Councillor Mike Layton's call for the City of Toronto to support the CRTC's ruling that major internet providers must share their high speed networks with competitors.

CBC News: Digital divide: Is high-speed internet access a luxury or a right?

In an era when some Canadians are cutting back on groceries and skimping on the rent just to stay online, there's a growing argument that high-speed home internet access is no longer a luxury, but a necessity. And the CRTC will soon have to decide whether it agrees. 

CBC News: ACORN Canada report shows internet costs are unaffordable for low-income earners

A new study from ACORN Canada says the average costs for high-speed internet are 'extremely prohibitive' for low-income earners across the country.

 
The results showed that although the internet plays a significant daily role in respondents' lives, the costs of obtaining a high-speed connection can lead to difficulties.