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Hamilton Event Listing from HRPR

Posted on: June 16th, 2011   No Comments

Upcoming Events as listed in the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction newsletter: June 20 – 9:00 am “Playing for Keeps” LIUNA Station http://www.playingforkeeps.ca/ June 22 – 2 p.m 2011 Joint Annual General Meeting Social Planning [...]

The glass is half full, my friends

Posted on: June 7th, 2011   No Comments

Are you an optimist or a pessimist?  What you answer may very well influence how our city moves forward.  In a report presentation by Paul Johnson yesterday at City Hall this became readily apparent. Among [...]

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 [...]