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A one-day gathering to connect, learn, and grow the living wage movement across Canada
Join us in Ottawa for this unprecedented gathering that will bring together senior leaders from across the country and beyond to align their efforts and merge their passion for poverty reduction and motivate collective action leading to poverty reduction for 1 million Canadians.
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The Region of Waterloo's Comprehensive Approach to Poverty Reduction has been developed to address poverty comprehensively across Regional department and programs areas to find sensible,...
The Peel Provincial Poverty Strategy Committee has been formed in response to this growing problem. It is comprised of a diverse number of agencies, grassroots organizations, stakeholders as well as municipal and local governments committed to reducing poverty in the region. Our local and community role is important to preventing increased poverty and to supporting those living in poverty. However, poverty cannot be effectively addressed at the municipal and community level without provincial action to address the broader fundamental issues of income support, employment, training and...
This profile highlights poverty reduction strategies, organizations, collaboratives and publications from the province of British Columbia.
Our Vision: A community where no human being is deprived of the resources, means, choices and power to acquire and maintain self sufficiency while being able to be an active participant in society.
Our Mission: To end poverty in Calgary and enhance the well-being of all Calgarians.
Moving from Charity to Investment is the goal of poverty reduction work in Medicine Hat.
The gap between the rich and poor in Medicine Hat is widening. In 2005, those families in the top 10% income earners made at least $139,000 (an increase of 22.5% since 2001). Those in the bottom 10% income bracket made at most $24,400 (an increase of 17.5% since 2001). The top bracket made almost 6 times the lowest, and that gap increased by almost 4% between 2001 and 2005.
Here are just a few of the many organizations who are part of the Vibrant Communities St. John's collaboration: Rabbittown Community Centre, Eastern Health, Community Youth Network, Fortis Properties, RBC, Child and Family Connections, City of St. John's, Canadian Mental Health Association NL, MUN School of Social Work, various neighbourhood Tenants' Associations, and so many more...!