Oct 05

The Halton Poverty Roundtable is currently hiring for an Administrative Coordinator

Halton Poverty Roundtable POSITION: Administrative Coordinator – One Year Contract (subject to renewal) LOCATION: Burlington, ON We are seeking to hire an Administrative Coordinator who can work full time at 37.5 hours per week at our office in Burlington. The Halton Poverty Roundtable is a collaborative multi-sectoral group that brings existing resources together to address …

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Aug 10

Webinar: Cities Building Social Value: Social Procurement Strategies and CBA’s in Halton and Peel Regions

Positive social value initiatives, including social procurement strategies and Community Benefit Agreements, hold the promise of building more wealth within our communities. They have the ability to engage business, government, and community sectors in different ways, to work together towards reducing poverty and building more inclusive economies. Two regions in southwestern Ontario – Peel Region …

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Jul 26

Renu Mandhane to deliver keynote in Halton this fall – A Rights-Based Approach to Poverty Elimination Work

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We are proud to present, with co-partner Halton Community Legal Services, as well as the support of Halton Information Providers, Sheridan College, Halton Equity and Diversity Roundtable, Reach Out Centre for Kids, Oakville Community Foundation, and Summit Housing & Outreach Programs, a day of learning and reflection on what it means to lead with a human-rights based approach …

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Jul 25

“No Neighbour in Need” 2017 Report to Community Out Now!

The HPRT (Halton Poverty Roundtable) is excited to release its 2017 Community Report, which highlights progress made and key initiatives including the Smart Start Halton, Halton Sport Leadership Program, Income Security, and the Halton Community Benefits Network. In Halton Region over 41% of renters are spending more than 30% of their income on housing.  Who …

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Jul 25

Mayor Goldring inquires about bringing living wage to City of Burlington

  Mayor Rick Goldring is asking city staff to find out what it would take to make Burlington a living wage employer. The issue came up during a recent committee of the whole meeting on June 26 where Goldring brought forward a motion to direct the city’s human resources director to analyze the City of …

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