Feb 16

HPRT Educational Resources

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Picture Books • Somebody’s new pajamas – Isaac Jackson and David Soman (ages 3 and up) • Yes we can! Janitor strike in LA. – Diana Cohn and Francisco Delgado (age 5 and up) • Those shoes – Maribeth Boelts and Noah Johens (age 5 and up) • Voices in the park – Anthony Brown …

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Feb 05

Case Study Halton Poverty Roundtable

CASE STUDY | Located in southern Ontario and part of the Greater Toronto Area, Halton Region is known as an affluent community and desirable place to live. However, poverty in the area is significant, growing and largely hidden. Historically, an understanding of poverty and the lives of those who live in poverty in Halton has …

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Jan 08

HPRT Response to Ontario’s “Income Security: A Roadmap for Change” Report

The staff, board, and volunteer members at the Halton Poverty Roundtable appreciate the opportunity to provide feedback on the recommendations of the “Income Security: A Roadmap for Change” (Roadmap) report. This Roadmap has the potential to transform income security programs that affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of low-income people in Ontario. The key …

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Dec 17

Welcome to the HPRT’s new Director of Community Engagement: Sarah Sabihuddin.

Please join us in welcoming the HPRT’s new Director of Community Engagement: Sarah Sabihuddin. Sarah was one of several strong candidates for the position with the HPRT. We are pleased to note that she was the unanimous choice of the Selection Committee. Sarah joins the HPRT from the Ontario Public Service where she has held …

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Nov 10

Choosing People AND Profit: Reflecting on Living Wage Week in 2017


I couldn’t help but notice that since the announcement was made by the Ontario Government for a progressive minimum wage raise that would see us at $15 by 2019 (Bill 148), we have seen no shortage of voices forecasting doom and gloom for the economy. The voices of the over 50,000 citizens across the Halton …

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