Mary Katharine Ross's blog
To the citizens of Victoria,
In Victoria, the City Council is proposing to do away with multi-year funding for "fee for service" agencies that provide long term assistance with community development. Please join me in opposing this measure and review my own response to see if you can support similar input to email@example.com
Our Executive Director, Rupert Downing is attending the Poverty Reduction Summit in Ottawa with over 300 people from community groups, municipalities, business and government agencies across Canada. Here is his report on the opening day.
February 5, 2015
- 2015: A CRITICAL YEAR FOR OUR REGION
- MAKING SENSE OF TALKING CENTS
- FROM CHARITY TO SOCIAL JUSTICE
- ESQUIMALT RESILIENT STREETS KICK-OFF
- BUILDING A FINANCIAL WELL-BEING CURRICULUM - A HOW-TO COURSE
- INITIATIVE SPOTLIGHT: BC TRANSIT TICKET ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
- SUPPORT SOCIAL INNOVATION - SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY COUNCIL
November 2-8, 2014 is Living Wage Week in Canada and the UK - the livinig wage is a global movement. Thirty cities in four provinces have engaged in local discussions on how to create living wage communities.
In Canada today, more than 1.8 million employed people don’t earn enough at their jobs to pull themselves and their families above the poverty line: they are working and poor. Paying employees a living wage can change that for millions of Canadians and employers in about 30 cities are set to do just that.
2014 Annual General Meeting of the
COMMUNITY SOCIAL PLANNING COUNCIL
Wed, September 24, 2014 | 11:30am to 1:30pm
Burnside Gorge Community Centre - Activity Room
Please register now: http://bit.ly/cspc_agm_2014
OTHER EVENTS COMING UP QUICKLY
September 25 - AN EVENING WITH RANKIN MACSWEEN
AGM season is upon us and we bring you an action packed day on September 24th to advance and celebrate new horizons for community investing.