Here are the details of the upcoming free tele-learning seminar:

Tamarack and Vibrant Communities offer free tele-learning seminars that are brought to you live via telephone conference line. Dial-in information will be emailed to you shortly after you register for an upcoming call. After the seminar, we will send you a post email with a link and further resources for learning. Note: While there is no fee associated with your participation, the tele-bridge service we use is based in the U.S., so long distance charges through your long distance service provider may apply.

Title: Quebec’s Poverty Reduction Plan

Series: Vibrant Communities Seminar Series

Vibrant Communities Trail Builders have been influential in the development of many of the provincial poverty reduction strategies. There is a growing interest across Canada of the unique approaches taken by each province. This series will profile provincial efforts, progress achieved and the role of both place and community engagement in the strategies. Each month, a different province will be profiled and the series will end with a call led by the Caledon Institute of Social Policy analyzing the strategies and the importance of communities in poverty reduction.

Speakers

Yves Lévesque, Eric Théroux

Location

via conference call

Date

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 11:55am, Eastern

Details

The government of Quebec announced their latest governmental plan in July 2010.

This action plan foresees investing seven billion dollars over five years, and is the second plan to combat poverty and social exclusion in Quebec.

Yves Lévesque, director of Vivre Saint- Michel en Santé will interview Eric Théroux, Deputy Director for policies and foresight for Quebec’s Ministère de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale.

M. Théroux is part of the team responsible for the implementation of the Plan for Solidarity and Social Inclusion 2010-2015.

Please click here to: REGISTER NOW.

Contact Info:

Tamarack – An Institute for Community Engagement
5 Father David Bauer Drive, Suite 106
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 6M2 Canada
Tel: 519-885-5155
Fax: 519-885-4454
E-Mail: tamarack@tamarackcommunity.ca

Tamarack’s office hours are 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 4:00pm Monday to Friday. It is closed for all statutory holidays observed in the province of Ontario.

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