Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 26

“Public transportation key to assisting individuals living on low income.”

The Halton Poverty Roundtable commends Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray on his decision to extend GO train services through Oakville and Burlington to every 30 minutes.  This creates greater flexibility and access for those dependent on public transit; and increases its attractiveness to all: reducing congestion and stress, improving our environment, our health, our economic …

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Jun 14

Poverty Reduction Forum Action Plan

Forum Participants

At the Halton Poverty Roundtable’s Poverty Reduction Forum on Thursday April 4th at the Oakville Conference Centre, a community consultation took place. The goals of the day were to educate the community on the Social Assistance Review being undertaken by the provincial government and to develop a community action plan. Approximately 200 participants were present, …

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Jun 12

Let’s start a conversation about health.

conversation about health

  The Halton Region Health Department believes that all residents should have the opportunity to make choices that allow them to live a long, healthy life, regardless of diversities such as income, education or ethnic backgrounds. This idea is reflected in our mission statement “Together with the Halton Community, the Health Department works to achieve the best possible …

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