Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 28

Fall 2013 Business Breakfast: Driving Community Investment

Barb Chilwell was once a successful businesswoman, with a special needs daughter in private school. After Chilwell had a heart attack, she has known worries like not having enough money for bread and milk. “It has been a difficult, stressful and unbelievable experience,” said the Halton resident. “I never imagined being in this situation.” Chilwell’s …

Continue reading »

Nov 27

Help make $42 million permanent

rot_poverty

Communities across Ontario need more funds for housing and homelessness supports Right now, local and regional municipalities across Ontario are planning their budgets for 2014. One of the issues they’re debating is how to respond to the need of low-income Ontarians in their communities to secure or retain housing. Read More – Take Action

Nov 02

Living Wage Key to Fighting Poverty

The week of November 4-8, 2013 is Living Wage Week in Canada. The Halton Living Wage Working Group, formed by Community Development Halton, Poverty Free Halton, and the Halton Poverty Roundtable, is preparing to launch a campaign to engage employers, workers and the public in a discussion of the community benefits of a living wage. …

Continue reading »