ACORN Canada is an independent national organization of low and moderate income families with 140,000+ members in 20+ neighborhood chapters across nine cities.

Key Leader

Marva Burnette



  • British Columbia
  • Hamilton
  • Montreal
  • Ottowa
  • Nova Scotia
  • Peel


  • Fair banking
  • Internet for all
  • Remittances regulation
  • Healthy housing
  • Childcare
  • Fair wages
  • Social assistance

Latest News from ACORN Canada

  • The post-pandemic future: Affordable Internet will become a universal human right
    Alejandra Ruiz Vargas, national leadership representative for ACORN Canada, says that internet will become a universal human right in a post-pandemic world. “People need connectivity for practical reasons, like finding jobs, getting government benefits and doing homework, as well as accessing entertainment and keeping in touch with loved ones,” she writes. “In 2016, the United […]
  • ACORN convenes first global Zoom call during COVID-19 pandemic
    ACORN International board members, supported by their staff, convened in a first global Zoom call today. ACORN leaders from 15 countries and 20 affiliates joined the call and participated using translators and translation software.

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