Resource: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Sherri Torjman
In this podcast, Liz Weaver interviews Sherri Torjman about her perspectives on the substantive elements and process highlights of the various provincial and territorial poverty-reduction strategies and the important roles that communities can play in advancing and monitoring them.
Resource: Audio Seminar | Speark: Sherri Torjman
In this podcast, Mark Cabaj speaks with Sherri Torjman of the Caledon Institute about 10 core areas that are central to any poverty reduction strategy, the roles that communities can play in policy development, and, some of the interventions that help place-based initiatives create more durable change.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Brenda Murray and Ulrich vom Hagen
This podcast explores the details and progress of Nova Scotia’s Poverty Reduction Plan which strives to break the cycle of poverty and create opportunities for all citizens of Nova Scotia by enabling and rewarding work, improving supports for those most in need, focusing on children and coordinating and collaborating...
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speakers: Daniel Mason and Donna O'Brien
In this podcast, Eric Leviten-Reid speaks with Donna O’Brien and Daniel Mason about the significant progress made, both within government and in the community, to reduce poverty in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: James Hughes
In this podcast, Mark Cabaj speaks with James Hughes, Deputy Minister of Social Development in New Brunswick about his province’s poverty-reduction strategy. This call is part of the Provincial Poverty Reduction Strategies series
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Lynne Slotek
In this seminar, Liz Weaver interviews Lynne Slotek about the Canadian Index of Well-being (CIW). The CIW is a measurement approach to determine changes in the quality of life and wellbeing of citizens and communities.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Michael Mendelson
This podcast explores the development of Ontario’s Deprivation Index. Go deeper into your learning about measuring poverty beyond income measures as well as Ontario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Jan Forster
In this podcast, Eric Leviten-Reid speaks with Jan Forster, Executive Director of the Policy &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Planning Branch of Family Services and Consumer Affairs, about Manitoba’s approach to poverty reduction and the progress that it has made to date.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Lidia Kemeny
In this seminar, Liz Weaver and Lidia Kemeny discuss Vital Signs. Vital Signs is an example of a measurement approach to determine if citizen engagement, collaboration and vibrancy is increasing in a community.
Resource: Audio Seminar | Spearks: Sherri Torjman and Anne Makhoul
In this podcast, Mark Cabaj interviews Sherri Torjman and Anne Makhoul of the Caledon Institute for Social Policy about how communities engage in public policy making as they seek improved access to public programs and services, or help design local spaces.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Brock Carlton
This seminar features Brock Carlton, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Federation of Municipalities (FCM) discussing the report, Mending Canada's Frayed Social Safety Net: The role of municipal governments.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Aaron Burry and Sarah Pennisi
This seminar explores how two Ontario cities are taking action to reduce poverty with comprehensive poverty reduction plans.
Moving to Eradicate Poverty in Surrey
In this podcast Alexa Briggs and Celia Lee from Vibrant Communities Calgary discuss the report - Costs of Poverty: An Economic Case for a Preventative Poverty Reduction Strategy in Alberta - the process of developing it, launch, and outcomes from its release.
In this podcast John Stapleton explores what the report; The Working Poor in the Toronto Region: Who they are, where they live, and how trends are changing, means for the growing income gap in Canada and how it affects the day to day lives of people experiencing poverty.