You’re Invited: Toronto Events Jan.7-Feb.2, 2014 + Toronto & Ontario News

Here are some great events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Most events are FREE. Are You Interested in Weaving? Tuesday Afternoons from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. FREE Admission Gibson House Museum 5172 YONGE ST Toronto Call 416-395-7432 for more info. Gibson House’s small but dedicated group of weavers has been making textiles for the museum programs… Continue reading You’re Invited: Toronto Events Jan.7-Feb.2, 2014 + Toronto & Ontario News

Your Input: Canadian Poverty Consultation for Ontario Until October 2013

This video presents “David Hulchanski: Toronto’s Three Cities.” “A new report details three cities within Toronto: the wealthy city, the middle-class city and the low-income city. But if David Hulchanski’s research holds true, there will only be two cities in the near future: the rich and the poor. What has caused this disparity? And what… Continue reading Your Input: Canadian Poverty Consultation for Ontario Until October 2013

2013 Ontario Budget: Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition’s Response

On May 2, 2013 the Ontario government of Canada released the proposed 2013 budget to be debated at Queen’s Park over the next couple of weeks. The provincial government has reported that the Ontario Child Benefit provides financial support that has helped lift 40,000 children out of poverty. According to the Interfaith Social Assistance Reform… Continue reading 2013 Ontario Budget: Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition’s Response

Put Food in the Budget Meeting & Fund-Raising Event Sept.28,2012

This video presents “DearMrPremiertrailer”: “Put Food in the Budget – Introducing our new trailer for the campaign we have all been working so hard on! Stay tuned for the longer versions later and we hope to see you at our event on Sept 28th!“ Put Food in the Budget Campaign Meeting Friday, September 28, 2012… Continue reading Put Food in the Budget Meeting & Fund-Raising Event Sept.28,2012

Ontario Minimum Wage Rate Set at $10.25 Per Hour in 2011

Ontario, Canada: Newsroom News Release February 11, 2011 2:00 PM 2011 Minimum Wage Rate Set – Highest of Canadian Provinces McGuinty Government Striking the Right Balance After seven consecutive increases, the Ontario minimum wage rate will remain at $10.25 per hour in 2011, the highest provincial minimum wage in Canada. The Ontario minimum wage has… Continue reading Ontario Minimum Wage Rate Set at $10.25 Per Hour in 2011