Toronto Council Highlights Jul 7-9,2015: Topics Include Social Housing, Car-pooling app – UberPool, Poverty & Woodbine Racetrack’s Expanded Gaming

City Council is composed of the Mayor and 44 Councillors who make decisions on behalf of their constituents – the people who vote for them in the 44 wards. Issues are identified by the public, through staff research, as follow-up to existing programs, services or policies or as part of the everyday work of running… Continue reading Toronto Council Highlights Jul 7-9,2015: Topics Include Social Housing, Car-pooling app – UberPool, Poverty & Woodbine Racetrack’s Expanded Gaming

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

ISARC RELIGIOUS LEADERS FORUM on Persistent Poverty: Elephants in the Room

This year on November 18th at Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, ISARC (Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition) will have a Religious Leaders Forum with the theme of Persistent Poverty: Elephants in the Room. The forum will run from 9:30 am to 3:30 am.