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Poverty hurts Children and Families: All Ontario Children Deserve a Strong Beginning

All Ontario Children Deserve a Strong beginning

November 20, 2018

Today on National Child Day, Ontario Campaign 2000 renews the call for ending child and family poverty to be a top priority for the Ontario government. There is no time to spare because the impact of poverty on children is the greatest, affecting both their physical and mental health. Although there was a slight 1.6%… Continue reading

ON C2000 Responds to Labour Reform Rollbacks

Employee rights

October 30, 2018

With no clear poverty reduction strategy from the Ontario government, the proposed amendments to Ontario’s labour laws are a setback for families trying to lift themselves out of poverty. Ontario Campaign 2000 is deeply concerned by the Ontario government’s recent announcements related to the Making Ontario Open for Business Act. Recent reforms to the Labour… Continue reading

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Dec 04, 2018 - Powerful presentations from @oxfamcanada & @OCASI_Policy/@ottawa on the financial challenges faced by newcomers at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Nov 30, 2018 - Watch debate of the #PovertyReduction Act, expected today, via parlvu.parl.gc.ca/XRender/ #cdnpoli #endchildpoverty

Nov 30, 2018 - On the hill today for second reading of Bill C-87, the #PovertyReduction Act. Looking forward to the debate… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Nov 29, 2018 - For families living in poverty, coping during the holiday season can be the most difficult time of the year. Learn… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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