Archive for September, 2008

Poverty Reduction in Ontario – Now More than Ever is the Time (Cambridge)

Community Conversation on Poverty Reduction When: Friday, October 24 Time: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Where: Bowman Room at Cambridge City Hall 50 Dickson Street, Cambridge MAP Opportunities Waterloo Region, the Social Planning Council of Cambridge and North Dumfries and the Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo are co-sponsoring a community breakfast focusing on promotion of […]


Poverty Reduction Highlighted in Question Period, Sept. 24

The NDP used all six of its questions in the House on September 24 to press the Government on its poverty reduction plan. Having just released its own report on eight town hall meetings, the NDP asked about delaying implementation of the plan, action on child poverty, job losses in Ontario, and plans for addressing […]


Good Jobs Now for a Greater Toronto (Toronto)

When: SATURDAY NOVEMBER 22nd Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre THE NEW GLOBAL ECONOMY is rapidly changing the world of work. What is happening to the principle of decent jobs, living wages, equity and a secure future for all? What will it take to improve living and working conditions in […]


Countdown to a Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) – 9 weeks to go to Ontario government’s deadline

In this week’s bulletin: Question Period in the House: Focus on Government’s poverty reduction plans Social and environmental linked to economy, says business leader Mapping Poverty Action: Anti-poverty advocates from across Canada meet in Ottawa Community Actions in October Taking Shape Build support for a Poverty-free Ontario:  Endorse the 25 in 5 Declaration on-line Poverty […]


Candidates Debate on Poverty Issues (Toronto)

For immediate release: Ending Poverty is on the Federal Election Agenda Local Candidates Get Set for a Make Poverty History Debate WHAT: Candidates Debate on Poverty Issues WHO: Christine McGirr (Conservative Party of Canada) Stephen LaFrenie (Green Party of Canada) Christine Innes (Liberal Party of Canada) WHEN: Sunday, October 5, 2008 from 5pm to 7pm […]