Category Archive: News

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

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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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Nov 08

The Search for a New Staff Director for the Halton Poverty Roundtable

It is with a heavy heart that I have offered my resignation to the Halton Poverty Roundtable.  This decision was not an easy one;  I have had the honor of working with what has to be THE most phenomenal group of volunteers over the last five and a half years. I am deeply appreciative of …

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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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