Monthly Archive: August 2015

Aug 31

Poverty Lives Here: What’s Working and What’s Not. Why and How to Leverage it for Greater Impact?

The number of Canadians living in poverty — or precariously close to it — has grown dramatically since 2008. Surprising to some, this disturbing trend is echoed across all four Halton municipalities. The most recent economic downturn, the weakness of the Canadian dollar, combined with job growth that is primarily in part-time employment, is pushing …

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Aug 13

Is There Poverty In Halton

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People who live in poverty in Halton are largely unseen and the stresses of their daily lives are not understood. Poverty affects one in ten Halton Residents. There is little understanding, however of the issues of poverty in the community at large.