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Social Assistance Reform

Fix the rates, first! Roundtable’s response to provincial income security report…
Fix the rates, first! Roundtable’s response to provincial income security report…

The Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction has submitted recommendations to the provincial government regarding the Income Security Working Group’s Roadmap for Reform… You can read our submission: Hamilton-Roundtable-for-Poverty-Reduction-Roadmap-Submission-final.pdf

Ontario Budget 2013: Poverty Reduction Must Remain the Priority

For Immediate Release: May 2, 2013 Budget commitments a start… Poverty Reduction must remain the priority. Several poverty-related measures were announced in today’s Ontario budget: including increasing social assistance rates by 1% (as well as an additional $14 monthly increase for singles on Ontario Works) and increasing earnings exemptions for those on social assistance that…

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Ontario Communities Unite!

Join us in Hamilton on December 14th and let’s reverse the cuts to community start up benefits! The Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction and Hamilton Organizing for Poverty Elimination (HOPE) are asking communities and provincial organizations to meet, strategize and mobilize in response to the provincial government’s cuts to Community Start Up & Maintenance Benefits…

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