Category: Poverty Reduction

As part of Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, has launched a call for applications for a National Advisory Council…

Statistics Canada has launched a crowdsourcing initiative to validate how they measure poverty. They are seeking your support to increase awareness among your organization’s clients, supporters and stakeholders.They’ve created a…

BMO Financial Group has announced a $10 million commitment to United Way Greater Toronto to encourage economic growth in the Greater Toronto Area, and launched an initiative to bring together business leaders…

On October 24, 2018, Winnipeggers will go to the polls to elect a mayor, city council, and school trustees. Our city, like many in Canada, continues to face high poverty…

Canada is a prosperous country, yet in 2015 roughly 1 in 8 Canadians lived in poverty. The vision of Opportunity for All – Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy is a…

It’s our pleasure to release our newest report, Connected and Ready: The Impact of the Manitoba Social Enterprise Strategy. This report is an impact analysis of the Manitoba Social Enterprise…

The Province of Manitoba, Department of Municipal Relations has announced a new intake for community development funding applications, specifically the Community Places Program, Hometown Manitoba, Neighbourhoods Alive! and Partner 4 Growth….

The following press release was issued by CCEDNet Manitoba member Right to Housing Coalition in response to the Government of Manitoba’s change to Rent Assist and rent-geared-to-income supports. CCEDNet Manitoba is…

Online Survey Launched for Poverty Reduction Strategy Minister of Families, Scott Fielding, and Minister of Education & Training, Ian Wishart, announced the launch of an online survey to continue the…

Over the past year, the Government of Canada has travelled across the country, engaging with thousands of Canadians, especially those who have lived experience with poverty, to hear their stories, ideas and…

British Columbia is one of the most prosperous provinces in Canada, yet poverty remains a serious issue in many communities. According to a new report released today, key indicators of…

In response to the Province beginning consultations on a new Poverty Reduction Strategy, CCEDNet Manitoba prepared and submitted recommendations to comprehensively tackle poverty in Manitoba. These recommendations were guided by…