Campaign 2000 Responds to Ontario Budget 2016

February 26, 2016

Toronto – Ontario’s 2016 Budget signals some renewed attention on poverty reduction for children and families with investments and proposed policies in the areas of housing, social assistance and post-secondary education. Long-term, dedicated investments are now needed to help families keep up with the skyrocketing costs of living and to wipe out child and family… Continue reading

Campaign 2000 Responds to Ontario Budget 2015

April 24, 2015

Toronto – Ontario’s 2015 Budget lacks significant investments in the social infrastructure required to reduce child and family poverty in the province. Budget 2015 states an intention to build on the province’s commitments to poverty reduction but falls short of making the investments in income supports, childcare, housing and extended health benefits that will improve… Continue reading

Campaign 2000 Responds to Ontario Budget 2014 

July 14, 2014

On July 14th, the Ontario government re-introduced Budget 2014. Find Ontario Campaign 2000’s analysis in our media release.

Campaign 2000 Responds to Ontario Budget 2013

May 2, 2013

Toronto – The 2013 Ontario budget makes strong steps forward in some areas but does not fully increase the Ontario Child Benefit, the cornerstone of Ontario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. At the same time, the budget starts the process of social assistance reform. Further action is still required in other areas that will reduce child poverty in… Continue reading