April 26th, 2017– The Halton Poverty Roundtable invites you to participate in this important community conversation and to provide your input to shape Canada’s Federal Poverty Reduction Strategy.
Join us on Wednesday, April 26th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm and have your say!
St. Christopher Anglican Church
662 Guelph Line, Burlington Ontario, L7R 3M8
We want to hear from you on how the Government of Canada, along with other levels of government, organizations and members of our communities, can better address poverty.
Transportation and child-care support is available. Please contact us for further information.
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April 4th, 2017– Workshop: Reversing Fortunes: Cities Building Community Wealth: In partnership with Atkinson Foundation, Halton Poverty Roundtable, Toronto Community Benefits Network and City of Toronto
2017 Cities Reducing Poverty Summit: When Business is Engaged http://events.tamarackcommunity.ca/crp-agenda
Moderated by Colette Murphy, this panel will profile four perspectives on the problem of poverty and the promise of community wealth building strategies. Leena Sharma Seth from the Halton Poverty Roundtable will describe how thinking differently about her community’s assets and liabilities is changing her approach to poverty reduction. Denise Andrea Campbell from the City of Toronto will talk about social procurement as a tool for sharing economic opportunities more equitably in a large, diverse urban centre. Ian Troop will offer a view from the C-Suite and explain how he used the Pan Am Games’ supply chain to increase the community’s net worth. Rosemarie Powell from the Toronto Community Benefits Network will tell the story behind the Premier of Ontario’s recent announcement of a Community Benefits Declaration tied to the development of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.
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