Minister’s Community Consultations

Minister’s Consultation in Kitchener (June 19)

Approximately 70 people attended the poverty reduction consultation for Kitchener on Thursday, 19 June 2008, from 1-4 pm. It was held at the Lion’s Arena on Rittenhouse and Blockline Roads. Area Members of the Provincial Parliament in attendance were Hon John Milloy, MPP (Kitchener Centre), Leeanna Pendergast, MPP (Kitchener–Conestoga) and Elizabeth Witmer, MPP (Kitchener–Waterloo)r. Milloy […]

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Minister’s Consultation – Toronto West Side (June 18)

On Wednesday June, 18, Cabinet Committee Chair Deborah Matthews held the 13th of 14 Minister’s Consultations in Toronto. The meeting was held in York-South Weston, the second poorest riding in the province. Local MPP Laura Albanese attended, along with staff members from the Premier’s office and MPP’s Mario Sergio and Laurel Broten‘s office. Approximately 60 […]

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Minister’s Consultation – Thunder Bay (June 16)

On Monday June 16th, approximately 70 individuals participated in the Minister’s consultation session in Thunder Bay. The participants included advocates from grassroots organizations, representatives and directors from social service agencies, and many individuals living in poverty. Minister Deb Matthews presided and was accompanied by local MPP’s Bill Mauro and Michael Gravelle, as well as staff […]

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Minister’s Consultation – Scarborough Consultation (June 10, 2008)

About 45 of approximately 70 invitees came out to the Minister’s consultation in session in Scarborough on June 10. Participants included executive directors of agencies, LHIN’s, social services, Children’s’ Aid Societies, community boards, think tanks, etc. MPPs attending included Deb Matthews, Michael Prue, and Margarett Best. Political staff also attended along with a few people […]

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Ontario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Roundtable (Sudbury Consultation May 26th, 2008)

The following observations of the Minister’s consultation on poverty reduction in Sudbury on May 26, 2008 are offered by Annette Reszczynski. Minister Deb Matthews welcomed approximately 45 people to the Sudbury consultation. In attendance were representatives from the City, the health sector, social service organizations, the Aboriginal community, the education sector and antipoverty advocacy groups […]

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