Canada Leads the Way in Demanding Remittance Regulations!

Canada Citizen Wealth Remittances

New Orleans By late Tuesday night the last report was in from Vancouver putting a cap on actions across Canada in Hamilton, Toronto, and Ottawa in freezing and rainy weather as ACORN Canada (www.acorncanada.org) members stepped out to demand of federal authorities in Ottawa and provincial administrators in Ontario and British Columbia that the costs …

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Demanding Remittances be Regulated by Governments

ACORN International Financial Justice International

New Orleans In December ACORN International released its study and survey of remittances entitled Past Time for Remittance Justice (www.remittancejustice.org) . The bottom line is that we demanded that banks and money transfer organizations (MTOs, i.e. Western Union and MoneyGram) reduce all charges and fees for transferring money from migrant workers and immigrant families back to …

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No One Regulating Remittances

ACORN International Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

 Toronto            Preparing to meet with the ACORN International “intern army,” as I call them, at George Brown College today, I couldn’t help but laugh while using the Starbucks internet (thanks, fellas!) when I read that Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan Chase was over at Davos complaining about “banker bashing” and France’s President Sarkozy was forced …

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