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Join us with the Cities Reducing Poverty network for our 3rd annual national gathering of cities. This year, the Summit will be co-hosted by the City of Hamilton to expand the conversation and examine the role of business and multi-sectoral approaches to poverty reduction from across Canada.
Vibrant Communities Canada is a Tamarack Institute Practice Area that will bring together 100 cities who are creating comprehensive poverty reduction strategies
As one of Tamarack Institute's two issue-based Practice Areas, we seek to engage the five Idea Areas on a deeper level. In both Vibrant Communities and Deepening Community we convene and host online learning communities where people who are working within that field can gather, learn and share with each other.
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Tamarack Institute, by visiting the website - http://www.tamarackcommunity.ca
Deepening Community, by visiting the website - http://deepeningcommunity.ca
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In an extensive consultation process for the 2010-2016 Region of Waterloo Strategic Plan, citizens identified poverty reduction as an important priority for Regional government to address. The...
The vision of the SPRP is to have sustained individual and community wellbeing for the people of Saskatoon. The immediate objective is to develop, implement and evaluate a Saskatoon Action Plan to Reduce Poverty that:
- demonstrates a shared understanding of poverty in Saskatoon
- articulates shared leadership across sectors
- integrates the history of poverty reduction work in Saskatoon
- outlines broad goals with multi-year commitment by community partners
- outlines key activities, targets and measures
- updated on an...
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.