Archive for January, 2009

Oxford Next Steps in Poverty Reduction

Please join members of the Oxford Social Planning Committee for a facilitated discussion on the next steps to develop a poverty reduction plan for Oxford County. When: Thursday, February 12, 2009 Time: 9:00 am – 12 Noon Where: Sacred Heart Church 131 Thames St., North, Ingersoll (Meeting in Henderson Hall, behind Church) RSVP to United […]

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Poverty Symposium (Guelph)

When: Thursday, February 12, 2009 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: St. George’s Church 99 Woolwich St., Guelph¬† MAP Join fellow community members to: learn more about provincial strategies on poverty reduction from a representative from the Minister of Children and Youth Services’ office; hear from other regions who are working to reduce poverty […]

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Easing Poverty (Sarnia)

When: Thursday, January 22, 2009 Time: 1 – 4 p.m. Where: Training rooms two and three, 2nd floor Bayside Mall¬† MAP The meeting will will feature speaker Mike Balkwill, an activist involved in the province-wide 25 in 5 Network. The network is pushing for a 25 per cent reduction in poverty in Ontario in five […]

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Poverty Reduction is Smart Economics: Federal Government Urged to Act on Social Investments, Put Tax Cuts on Backburner

January 13, 2009 For Immediate Release TORONTO – With a January 27 federal budget on the horizon, the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction is urging Finance Minister Flaherty to invest in social programs and infrastructure as the centerpiece of a much-needed stimulus package for Canada’s ailing economy. “Mounting evidence shows that investment in […]

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Submission to the Ontario Legislative Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs (CPAN)

Submission to the Ontario Legislative Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Submitted by Renfrew County Child Poverty Action Network (CPAN) December 19, 2008 On Behalf of Renfrew County Child Poverty Action Network (CPAN) we would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to appear before you today. We would also like to commend […]

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