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November 16, 2010

Reporting on poverty in Ontario

The next two weeks will be a busy time of reporting on poverty in Ontario. Here are some of the reports that will be released.

November 24 -- Campaign 2000 national and Ontario report cards on child poverty. You will be able to find the reports at http://www.campaign2000.ca/

November 29 -- 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction's Progress Report on year two of Ontario's poverty reduction strategy. http://www.25in5.ca/

December 1 -- launch of Persistent Poverty: Voices from the Margins, the report on Ontario's social audit led by the Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition. You can order a copy on-line:  http://www.isarc.ca/

December 4 -- the second anniversary of Ontario's poverty reduction strategy. Last year the Government released its first year report on December 2. http://www.growingstronger.ca/

Early December -- Ontario Hunger Report from the Ontario Association of Food Banks. http://www.oafb.ca/

The Government of Ontario is due to announce
 -- the launch of the social assistance review this fall. http://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/
 -- the long-awaited affordable housing strategy. http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/

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