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Prominent voices join call for affordable internet for low income families as policy window opens at CRTC
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan 27, 2016) - On February 2, 2016, join ACORN Canada and prominent allies for the release of Internet for All, a report summarizing 400 testimonials from low-income Canadians about how vital yet unaffordable home internet is. The report is also a call on the federal government to seize the policy opportunity that has arisen due to the CRTC review of basic telecommunication services.
|Where:||Osgoode Hall - 130 Queen St W, Toronto|
|When:||Tuesday, February 2nd at 1:30 PM|
|Who:||ACORN Provincial Rep - Alejandra Ruiz Vargas|
|Maytree President - Elizabeth McIsaac|
|ACORN member- Sashane Needham on what life is like raising kids without internet|
|Elementary Teachers of Toronto President - John Smith|
|The Action Group on Access to Justice Manager - Sabreena Delhon (moderator)|
This diverse group will speak in detail about why internet access is a human right and why the federal government and its agencies should seize the policy opportunity created by the CRTC telecom review.
More information on campaign found here:
ACORN Canada - the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, Canada - is among the nation's largest organizations of low- and moderate-income families, with over 80,000 members in more than 20 communities working together for social and economic justice.
For more information, or to speak with
any of the speakers, contact:
647 204 2767