All posts for the topic ‘Children’:

A Minister’s Response

Posted on: July 27th, 2011   No Comments

I thank the Ontario Minister of Community and Social Services, Madeleine Meilleur, for her response to my article in the Hamilton Spectator, Not all Children Created Equal. And while I agree there have been some [...]

Not All Children Created Equal

Posted on: July 20th, 2011   No Comments

In the Hamilton Spectator today I have a column published entitled, “Not all Children Created Equal” based on a report by Dr. Sally Palmer. If you are interested in voicing your respectful disapproval of this [...]

Advocacy Hamilton, Inequity, Poverty, Social Assistance:
Serious Thinking & Real Reform

Ontario has a poverty problem. Hamilton is an intensified example of this. 18% percent of the population lives in poverty, almost 50% of them children. That is 1 In 7 children. 6.8% unemployment rate again [...]