Archive for October, 2008

Community Conversation – Blueprint for Poverty Reduction (Oakville)

A Community Conversation on Blueprint for Poverty Reduction: Legacy for an Inclusive Ontario Speaker: MARVYN NOVICK DATE: Thursday, November 27, 2008 TIME: 7 – 9 p.m. PLACE: 707 Galaxy Banquet Hall 475 North Service Road East, Oakville MAP The next objective of the 25 in 5 Network has been to create a “Blueprint” based on […]


Blueprint for Poverty Reduction in Hard Times (Bracebridge)

Blueprint for Poverty Reduction: Legacy for an Inclusive Ontario presentation. Join us to learn more about proposed poverty reduction strategies that can make a difference in Ontario. Guest Speakers: Marvyn Novick, Peter Clutterbuck When: Friday, November 14, 2008 Time: 2 – 4 pm Where: The Pine Room 70 Pine Street (District of Muskoka Administration building) Bracebridge […]


Breakfast Forum on Poverty Reduction (Sudbury)

One hundred people attended an early morning breakfast in Greater Sudbury to learn more about the 25 in 5 movement on the morning of October 30. A diverse crowd from the business, labour, health care, education, social service, municipal, faith based and general community gathered to listen to three key addresses from community leaders. Brian […]

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Countdown to a Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) – 5 weeks until the December deadline

In this week’s bulletin: Quote of the Week: Downturn no excuse to abandon anti-poverty fight, say economists More than 350 Rally to Support Poverty Reduction 25 in 5’s “Five Tests for Success” of Ontario’ PRS Poverty Reduction a Strong Priority with Canadians, shows new poll Fiscal Update Doesn’t Mention Poverty… Directly Faith Communities step up […]


Anti-Poverty Network Sets Out Five Tests for Success of Ontario Government Poverty Reduction Strategy

TORONTO – More than 350 anti-poverty activists for the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction outlined today their expectations for the Ontario government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, due to be released in December. “Government action at the provincial and federal level to reduce poverty is the stimulus we need to weather the economic storm,” says […]

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