Submission from Voices for Change

Voices for Change submits the Social Assistance Review to Commissioners Lankin and Sheikh … Read more

'Stitching our own Social Safety Net'

The social safety net is fast unraveling in Ontario with recent massive cuts to almost every social program. … Read more

Take Action for May 2, 2013 Budget in Ontario

Inequality is taking a deeper hold in Ontario, despite a promise by our political leaders to address poverty. … Read more

Poverty Reduction Forum in Halton

The Halton Poverty Roundtable recently hosted a Poverty Reduction Forum in Halton to provide information to the community about action surrounding the Social Assistance Review as it pertains to poverty reduction. … Read more

Campaign to Raise the Minimum wage

The minimum wage has been frozen for 3 years at $10.25 per hour, yet while the minimum wage has stayed at $10.25 per hour, food rent, and transit costs have soared. … Read more

Voices for Change Halton - Second Annual Report 2012-2013

'Much of life on the outskirts of an affluent society is a mystery.' Thus opens the 2nd annual report from Voices for Change Halton. … Read more

VFCH Halton Continue to Rally Support for $14 Minimum Wage

This past Saturday, Voices for Change members and volunteers continued their support to Raise the Minimum Wage to $14. Through innovation and good planning, VFCH brought the Raise the Rates campaign to a sidewalk in central Burlington.. … Read more

Supporting Initiatives and seeing it through, Cathy

As 2013 comes to a close, I thought it a good idea to reflect on a few of the initiatives that Voices for Change Halton members are supporting by attending and participating in workshops, forums and protest. … Read more

Busting the Myths Surrounding “Welfare”

A positive view on the power within … Read more

Debate Question

Please ask the leaders of the main political parties this question on behalf of the 400,000 people who go to food banks in Ontario every month. … Read more

Legal Health Check-Up

Legal Health Check-Up … Read more

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