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  • Show Us the Money: Income Security in Ontario 2022

    Show Us the Money: Income Security in Ontario 2022

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    On May 18, 2022, SPRC Hamilton and Community Development Halton hosted a virtual Town Hall called, Show us the Money: Income Security in Ontario: Preparing for Provincial Election 2022. Below is a pre-election resource to assist with conversations on the income security issues we discussed on the night, as well as a link below to …

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: First Ontario Credit Union Invests in Local Student Nutrition Programs in Hamilton

    MEDIA RELEASE: First Ontario Credit Union Invests in Local Student Nutrition Programs in Hamilton

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    FirstOntario Credit Union has donated $20,000.00 to Tastebuds, Hamilton’s Student Nutrition Collaborative. This food funding received will allow the Hamilton Tastebuds Student Nutrition Collaborative to scale up operations of local student nutrition initiatives and will be used exclusively to support the purchase of whole fresh fruits and vegetables in schools and to support virtual learners. …

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  • 2SLGTBQ+ Positive Space Training

    2SLGTBQ+ Positive Space Training

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  • Cost of a School Day Report Release

    Cost of a School Day Report Release

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    The hidden costs of public education disproportionately affect low-income students and make it difficult to fully participate in the school experience. Our new report, prepared by the SPRC and education advocate Judith Bishop, reveals some of the upfront and unseen expenses faced by students, from clothing and food, to school supplies, to trips and activities. The key findings and recommendations …

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  • Hamilton Centre Candidates Meeting

    Hamilton Centre Candidates Meeting

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    Join us on Tuesday October 15, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:30pm to meet Federal candidates of major parties and discuss climate change, income inequality and affordable housing.  

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  • TRAINING TRUSTED INTERMEDIARIES CREATES A RIPPLE EFFECT OF GOOD INFORMATION IN THE COMMUNITY

    TRAINING TRUSTED INTERMEDIARIES CREATES A RIPPLE EFFECT OF GOOD INFORMATION IN THE COMMUNITY

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    For many new Canadians, having affordable, stable housing is vital to their successful transition to Canada. Displacement due to gentrification can threaten that essential foundation. “Some landlords don’t act in good faith. And, as many tenants simply don’t have the knowledge or tools to advocate for themselves, they often just leave when asked to and …

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