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  • Hamilton CAPC Council Event

    Hamilton CAPC Council Event

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    By Patti McNaney, Senior Social Planner The Hamilton CAPC Council (HCC) is a group of dedicated volunteers who provide direction to the Community Action Program for Children (CAPC). The HCC is comprised of area residents who share their lived experience of the services and opportunities needed to raise their children.  The group meets monthly to …

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  • Working for a Living

    Working for a Living

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    If you work for a living, you should get a living wage. Sure, provincial governments legislate a minimum wage. But it doesn’t pay enough to help someone working full-time, year-round pay the basic bills. Employers have another option: they could pay a living wage. A living wage looks at what it takes for workers to …

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  • AUDIO: Renée Wetselaar on CHML

    AUDIO: Renée Wetselaar on CHML

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    Renée Wetselaar interview on the Scott Thompson Show on CHML, about gentrification and growth in the downtown core and how to manage it without displacing people.  The interview highlights the importance of community engagement and the role of affordable housing in new development. 

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  • Tax is not a Four-Letter Word

    Tax is not a Four-Letter Word

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    It’s time to start talking ab out the value of taxes in Canada Join us for the local launch of Canada’s newest book on the subject!  Guest speakers include Alex Himelfarb, former Clerk of the Privy Council; Hugh Mackenzie, CCPA Research Associate; and Trish Hennessy, CCPA Ontario Director. Wednesday, May 28, 20147:00 p.m. – 9:00 …

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