Mar 22

The Halton Poverty Roundtable is Moving!

Please note that we are moving. From Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 to Monday, April 3rd, 2017, Kim and I will be working virtually. Please contact us by email during this transition as any phone calls to our extensions will be re-directed to the United Way office in Hamilton during this transition. Effective Tuesday, April 4th, …

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Mar 16

Cities Reducing Poverty Summit: A Catalyst for Community-level Change

The 2017 Cities Reducing Poverty Summit: When Business is Engaged event, hosted by the City of Hamilton, is fast approaching and I can barely contain my excitement that this event is literally happening in our backyard. We’ve got a significant contingent going this year and I look forward to sharing this inspiring learning opportunity with …

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Feb 23

Free Income Tax Clinics in Halton Region

The links bellow provide information about the free income tax clinics coming up in Halton — Just a reminder that these are not, as they’re often mistakenly called, ‘seniors’ tax clinics — they are for people with low-income only, whether seniors or other, so people should have a look at the eligibility criteria in the …

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Feb 12

February 22nd, 2017 – Employment Halton Job Fair

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Employment Halton is hosting a Job Fair on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2017 from 10am to 1pm. At least 32 employers will be hiring. See flyer below for list of employers. This event is open to the public and parking is free. This is a GREAT opportunity for job seekers to meet employers, possibly receive an …

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Jan 09

Update: Basic Income Consultation in Milton – January 23rd, 2017

Please note we have rescheduled the December 8th Basic Income Consultation to Monday, January 23rd, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. See below to register and for more information. The Ontario government has released Hugh Segal’s Basic Income discussion paper, titled “Finding a Better Way: A Basic Income Pilot Project for Ontario”. While the Ontario government …

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