Waterloo Ontario

Region of Waterloo Poverty Reduction Strategy

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

About My City: Waterloo

The region of Waterloo has a population of around 507,000. The Region of Waterloo's Comprehensive Approach to Poverty Reduction was developed to enhance its corporate-wide impact by addressing the issue comprehensively across department and program areas to find sensible, innovative and lasting solutions.

About My Organization: Region of Waterloo Poverty Reduction Strategy

This initiative is comprised of over 20 community members from across the region, with representatives from a variety of sectors including local government; employment support; literacy development; fair-wage advocacy; legal services; emergency shelter services; housing support; food banks; and community healthcare.

My Collaborative:

The Region of Waterloo's Comprehensive Approach to Poverty Reduction looks at addressing poverty comprehensively across the Departments and Divisions within the Region of Waterloo. The Approach is designed to ensure that all Departments and Divisions are aware of and are engaged collaboratively and collectively to find sensible, innovative and lasting solutions for poverty reduction.