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    Don’t Stop Now! Progress in Poverty Reduction: Analysis from Hamilton and Ontario, 1996-2016

    This report points to policies and economic changes that have contributed to poverty reduction and makes the case that poverty reduction works and we can’t stop now.



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    Annual Report
    2018 – 2019


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    Out of Control
    Ontario’s acute rental housing crisis

    Out of Control examines differences between Hamilton and Quebec City’s rental markets and finds that Quebec has both stronger tenant protection policies and greater supply of new rental housing, both of which help to  create a more affordable housing market than in Ontario.

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    How’s the Weather Now?
    Women’s Homelessness in Hamilton

    Despite a significant increase in funding over the last five years to address women’s homelessness in Hamilton, the crisis persists with seemingly no end in sight.

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    Hamilton’s Social Landscape Bulletin
    Census Quick Facts: Visible Minorities in Hamilton

    New Hamilton Social Landscape bulletin on Visible minorities shows that persons who identify with a visible minority group in Hamilton have reached 100,000 residents, more than doubling in the last two decades.

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    50th Anniversary
    Celebration Video

    The SPRC has created community change in Hamilton for 50 years!

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