Category Archive: Events

Jul 26

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


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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Nov 10

Basic Income Community Consultations in Halton

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 is using this discussion paper as the starting point for consultations, they are currently hosting basic income pilot consultations across Ontario to gather input on the design and …

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Oct 31

Announcement: Halton Sport Leadership Program Pilot to Launch in November 2014

The Halton Sport Leadership Program (HSLP) is a partnership with the Halton Poverty Roundtable, the Halton Catholic District School Board, the Halton District School Board, the Town of Milton, the Town of Oakville, and the YMCA of Oakville and will officially launch in November 2014. This new pilot program is intended to “turn the curve” for at-promise youth …

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May 16

BIAC Speakers Series : Stories of Strength and Resilience

FREE EVENT Speaker Series Event sponsored by the Burlington Inclusivity Advisory Committee in partnership with Halton Poverty Roundtable Description of Event: Poverty is about impossible choices – buy food or heat the house, feed the children or pay the rent. The result can be spiraling debt, constant anxiety and long-term health problems. Come and learn from a panel of fellow community …

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Jan 15

HPRT Submission to Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

Standing Committee

Leena Sharma, Colleen Sym and June Cockwell presented a submission to the government of Ontario Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs’ Pre-Budget Consultation on Tuesday, January 14th.  The HPRT , along with Community Development Halton, the Peel Poverty Action Group and the Campaign for Adequate Welfare, were some of the groups whose recommendations spoke …

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