News from 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction

25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction is a network of more than 100 provincial and Toronto-based organizations and individuals working on eliminating poverty.

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Ask candidates - What will you do to keep people in Ontario from living in poverty?

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?

Posted:
May 28, 2014

25 in 5 Calls for Action on Ontario Budget 2013

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.

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March 26, 2013

October 17, 2012: The UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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.

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October 17, 2012

Progress Made on Child Poverty: All Parties Must Work Together to Meet the Goal, Advocates Urge

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.

Posted:
December 06, 2011

Poverty reduction key to economic recovery

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.

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November 29, 2010

Tell your story about the benefit you've had from being on Special Diet

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.

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May 27, 2010

May 17-18: 25 in 5 Network Leadership Assembly

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.

Posted:
April 16, 2010