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Yearly Archives: 2015

Vibrant Communities Canada predicts great things from Hamilton
Vibrant Communities Canada predicts great things from Hamilton

Read what Kirsti Battista had to say after attending the Hamilton Roundtable’s recent meeting held at the Perkins Centre, here:  

Got your ID to vote?

Not sure what ID you need to vote? Curious about how new ID rules are going to affect you? Check out one of the information booths across the City to find out and get information you need to be ready for October 19th! Voter Information Clinics 2015

Community forum on Affordable Child Care Sept 15

    We invite you to attend, see the flyer below for all the details.  

Vote to End Poverty Lawn Signs Now Available

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Election 2015 Vote to End Poverty

The election’s been called, and the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction is gearing up to put poverty on the agenda this fall! Check out the National Poverty Plan page here for updates on what’s changed for voters this time around, and stay tuned for more on the issues we’ll be bringing to candidates!

Poverty Roundtable joins Councillor Green to call for Pay Day Loan licensing in Hamilton

It’s time to take our community back from predatory lenders!  On Friday, July 10th Ward 3 Councillor Matthew Green will present a motion to start the process to license pay day lending institutions and cheque cashing outlets in Hamilton.  Here’s our brief on the Pay Day Loan Industry: Payday Lending Brief (1)

Community Conversation about Precarious Employment happening Thursday June 25 at 7 pm, Spectator Auditorium

See details below about the upcoming forum on Precarious Employment and possible solutions for Hamilton. Read more about this important issue here: http://www.thespec.com/news-story/5692335-more-than-half-of-hamilton-jobs-insecure-study/  

Hamilton’s 20,000 Homes Campaign

As part of Hamilton’s 20,000 Homes Campaign, the following Registry Week Homelessness Survey Results were presented on April 30 — take a look at what we learned:   You can also find the video that was created as part of Hamilton’s Campaign here:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwxDmNJhCdM  

Tackling Homelessness in Hamilton

Over the next three weeks, Hamilton will have the opportunity to tackle homelessness and tell the federal government that we need a National Housing Plan! More than 230,000 Canadians are homeless – including 3,100 who stayed at a shelter here in Hamilton (and that doesn’t include violence against women shelters) Next week, the City of…

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HRPR’s Federal Budget for 2015

HRPR Federal Budget 2015