All posts for the topic ‘Poverty’:

Serious Thinking & Real Reform

Posted on: July 22nd, 2013   No Comments

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 [...]

Presentation to Ontario Finance Minister

Posted on: April 6th, 2013   1 Comment

Presentation to Ontario Finance Minister, Charles Sousa, by the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction’s Social Assistance Reform Work Group Co-Chair, Laura Cattari: April 2nd, 2013 “My name is Laura Cattari. I am Co-Chair of the [...]

What if I didn’t have to live in poverty?

Posted on: March 27th, 2012   No Comments

What if I had been declared disabled a month earlier when I still had long term coverage? What if I didn’t live on less than 600 a month while awaiting a decision when I first [...]

Maybe you heard me speak?

Posted on: December 2nd, 2011   No Comments

I speak up, out, loudly, angrily, brazenly and maybe for you, annoyingly. I did so today on CBC’s The Current, Special Edition:  We are the 10%. I do it because I truly believe we are [...]

A Question of Transition

Posted on: October 31st, 2011   No Comments

On October 29th local ADFW MPP Ted McMeekin asked the twitterverse: In tough times reg charities struggle for donations and some for survival. #hamont#adfw ?? Can gov find a responsible way to further assist” I [...]

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 [...]