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PFO Bulletin #13 – Creating Communities of Shared Opportunity across Ontario

Time for a Civic Declaration on Decent Work and Basic Incomes for All The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) was active and instrumental in making child poverty a major issue in the 2007 election and, in partnership with the Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition (ISARC), SPNO mobilized the Poverty Free Ontario (PFO) network to […]

Welcome to Poverty Free Ontario

An Ontario free of poverty will be reflected in healthy, inclusive communities with a place of dignity for everyone and the essential conditions of well-being for all. The mission of Poverty Free Ontario is to eliminate divided communities in which large numbers of adults and children live in chronic states of material hardship, poor health and social exclusion.
Poverty Free Ontario is an initiative of the Social Planning Network of Ontario.

PDF of presentation "Human Dignity for All: Working for a Poverty Free Ontario" made in 20 communities across the province (March-June 2011).

RESOURCES - PFO Brochure and Election Signs

SPNO is working on the Poverty Free Ontario initiative in conjunction with the Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition (ISARC), which is dedicated to faith-based approaches to public policy reform in areas of social justice and poverty elimination. ISARC’s current campaign can be found at www.faithtoendpoverty.ca

Recent Posts

Ontario ‘recommits’ to tackling child poverty
September 4, 2014
By Poverty Free Ontario
Toronto child poverty rate at ‘epidemic’ levels
August 27, 2014
By Poverty Free Ontario
Urgent: Community-Based Housing and Homelessness Funding
November 26, 2013
By Poverty Free Ontario
Ontario Government proposes more Poverty Reduction consultations; community groups say it’s time for Premier Wynne to act
July 26, 2013
By Poverty Free Ontario
Province Playing Welfare Shell Game
May 13, 2013
By Poverty Free Ontario

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