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

November 29 -- 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction's Progress Report on year two of Ontario's poverty reduction strategy.

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:

December 4 -- the second anniversary of Ontario's poverty reduction strategy. Last year the Government released its first year report on December 2.

Early December -- Ontario Hunger Report from the Ontario Association of Food Banks.

The Government of Ontario is due to announce
 -- the launch of the social assistance review this fall.
 -- the long-awaited affordable housing strategy.

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