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Global News interviewed Toronto ACORN member Rob Leaver on ACORN's national Digital Access to Opportunities campaign.
Watch ACORN leader Blaine Cameron on the National with ally PIAC fighting for affordable internet for low income families!
The federal government needs to take action to assess how escalating phone, internet and television bills are affecting Canadians, especially those earning the least income, a new study on affordability says.
Canadians are spending between $100 and $212 a month per household on communications services, according to the report issued Monday by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), an Ottawa-based consumer advocacy group.
On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, ACORN members from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal traveled to Google Headquarters in two cities (Toronto and Montreal) to demand Google Fiber come to Canada and include affordable internet service for low income families! Members presented letters at both locations, demanding a meeting to discuss Google Fiber coming to Canada. Google has responded to us on Twitter -"@ACORNCanada We're on the same (web)page! The internet is a huge enabler & we're working hard to improve access around the world." - and members are eager to hear back with a proposed meeting date.