Archive for June, 2008

Community Action Meeting on Poverty Reduction – South Asian Perspectives (Toronto)

Join us for an evening of constructive dialogue and planning which will provide the South Asian community the opportunity and the means to address four key issues affecting the community as a whole: Housing, Employment, Education and Health. The evening will serve as a platform from which to launch local poverty reduction campaigns within the […]


MPP Consultation – Ajax (June 24)

This session was hosted by Joe Dickson, MPP (Ajax-Pickering) The meeting was attended by about 25 people, mostly representing social service agencies in the Ajax area. The meeting opened with introductions from Joe Dickson, MPP where he discussed the process that the government was undertaking to develop the poverty reduction strategy. Although several groups, including […]

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Ending Poverty workshop – Sault Sainte Marie (June 25)

“We have guts to come here. Everyone wants to be invisible when you’re poor.” This was one of the statements at the beginning of the June 25th workshop of 55 people with lived experience of poverty. This was the 6th workshop organized by Campaign 2000 & ISAC. The large group which packed the hall of […]

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MPP Consultation – Sault Ste Marie (June 23)

Although they had only 2 days notice of this meeting, 65 people attended to give their views to MPP David Orazietti on what should be in the Ontario Poverty Reduction Strategy. MPP Orazietti is the only member from the North on the Ontario Cabinet Committee on Poverty Reduction so local constituents are keen to let […]

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Town Hall To End Poverty (Ottawa)

Ontario NDP Poverty Critic Michael Prue invites you to A Town Hall to End Poverty Michael Prue, deputé NPD de l’Ontario et Porte-parole pour la pauvreté, vous invite à une consultation pour mettre fin à la pauvreté The Ontario government has promised to develop a poverty reduction strategy by the end of 2008. We need […]

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