ACORN Canada

ACORN Canada, in just 3.5 years has grown to be one of Canada's largest and most successful networks of community organizations, with more than 15,000 low and moderate income members organized into 19 neighborhood chapters in 3 cities across Canada. was created in 2001 by a group of inspired media and community activists who recognized a need for more spaces for alternative news and views. Now in its seventh year rabble has become Canada’s most popular source for online independent media.

Douglas-Coldwell Foundation Awards Two $25,000 Cash Prizes

Ottawa, Ontario – The Douglas-Coldwell Foundation has announced the winners of the 2006 Douglas-Coldwell Award and has given two $25,000 prizes to two projects that best demonstrate Tommy Douglas’ vision for Canada. The winners of the 2006 Douglas-Coldwell Award are the Canadian Health Coalition in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee for its 1% Solution Campaign against homelessness.

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