Monthly Archive: January 2014

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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Jan 02

HPRT letter to the editor: Is it time for income security?

Dear Editor: The year 2013 has drawn to a close. One key message we heard was that creating greater income security is one of the best pathways out of poverty. In March, Voices for Change Halton kicked off local efforts of the provincial Campaign to Raise the Minimum Wage. Community Development Halton also calculated a …

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