Living Wage Week Oct. 31 to Nov. 6th 2016

Posted On: Oct 31, 2016

Living Wage Week is an annual nationwide event to increase awareness and dialogue about the need for wages that can help lift people out of poverty and improve their quality of life.

Welfare Food Challenge 2016

Posted On: Oct 17, 2016

I'm Taking Part in the Welfare Food Challenge 2016. I will blog about what it is like to live on $18 worth of groceries for the week.

Financial Empowerment Begins Again This Fall

Posted On: Aug 25, 2016

The Matched Savings project will begin this Fall and serve youth aging out of care. In its third year, this project is funded by and in partnership with Coast Capital Savings.

Poverty Reduction Summit Recap

Posted On: Oct 25, 2015

Here are some of the major takeaways from the "Poverty Reduction Summit: Every city, province and territory working together," held in Ottawa, May 6-8th, 2015.