Archive for March, 2008

Pathways to Common Priorities in Ending Poverty – Sudbury (March 27, 2008)

More than 50 people attended a community meeting on “Pathways to Common Priorities in Ending Poverty” at the Quality Inn in Sudbury on the evening of March 27. Hosted by the Social Planning Council of Sudbury, the event highlighted Marvyn Novick, SPNO Consultant, as the guest speaker on the policy framework and Janet Gasparini, Executive […]

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Durham Planning Meeting (Pickering, March 19, 2008)

Presentation by Marvyn Novick to a planning meeting of agency representatives of Durham Region convened by the Community Development Council of Durham on the afternoon of March 19 at Dunbarton-Fairport United Church in Pickering.Discussion ensued on strategies for participating in the provincial consultations. Some particular concerns were expressed about the housing situation in Durham with […]

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Peel Poverty Action Group (Mississauga, March 13, 2008)

Peter Clutterbuck, SPNO Coordinator, met with the Peel Poverty Action Group at the John Howard Society in Mississauga on March 13 to do a short overview of the policy framework and community planning across the province to prepare for the provincial consultations. Contact: Edna Toth, PPAG, edna.toth@primus.ca

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Kingston Poverty Roundtable (March 5, 2008)

Planning meeting at the Frontenac Public Library with Social Planning Council of Kingston and Area (SPCKA) and members of the Kingston Poverty Roundtable with SPNO on March 5 in Kingston. Good discussion of the policy framework on common priorities and lead initiatives. Follow-up meetings to plan Community Briefing with MPP John Gerretsen and preparation for […]

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Cornwall Poverty Reduction Working Group (March 4, 2008)

Planning Meeting of SPNO with Cornwall Poverty Reduction Working Group (PRWG) to present and discuss the policy framework and plans for meetings on April 25 with Minister Matthews and for presentation of a resolution on poverty reduction to Cornwall City Council on April 28. A follow-up PWRG planning meeting for a Community Briefing with local […]

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