News from 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction
Anti-poverty committees have created a poster with this question for candidates: What will you do to make sure everyone in Ontario has enough income to live free from poverty?
25 in 5's submission to the province's pre-budget consultations urges all parties to put fairness back in the budget and allow low-income Ontarians to Earn More, Keep More and Restore incomes.
The 25 in 5 Network did not want to let this day pass without reminding the leaders of Ontario's three parties of the commitment they made to fighting poverty in our province.
Ontario must redouble its efforts in order to meet its commitment to reduce child poverty by 25% by 2013, says a new report by the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction.
In a report marking the second anniversary of the province's poverty reduction promise, the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction says recession has put even more heat on the Ontario government to put its commitment on the front burner.
25 in 5 is inviting people who are on Special Diet to tell their story about the benefit they've had from being on Special Diet and what impact it will have if they lose it.
Date May 17, 2010 to May 18, 2010
Time Monday, May 17, 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 18, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where Ramada Plaza, 300 Jarvis Street (at Carlton), Toronto
25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction is hosting a Leadership Assembly with representatives from across the province to mark the first anniversary of the Poverty Reduction Act and to plan our next steps to tackle poverty in Ontario.