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Reducing poverty in Leeds and Grenville: Tax filing and financial empowerment

Each spring, Canadians are required to file taxes, which, for those who are living on low income, can mean an extra payday through a mix of tax credits, benefits and overpaid income tax.

However, many people aren’t filing...

Innovative community-based projects reducing poverty in Saint John

In 2018, Living SJ collectively raised an additional $10 million over five years for the Saint John community to reduce poverty when they became the stewards of New Brunswick’s Social Innovation Fund. The purpose of the...

Overcoming inequities in Calgary: COVID-19, gender, race and precarious employment

2020 was a challenging year that brought inequity in Calgary sharply into focus. COVID-19, the recession and the impact of increasing food prices disproportionately affected the city’s most vulnerable.

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PUBLICATION | The End of Poverty: Eight Pathways That Are Ending Poverty in Canada

This guide presents high-impact policies, evidence-based models, and innovative ideas that poverty reduction practitioners across all sectors can action as we work collectively toward the end of poverty in Canada.

It...

WEBINAR | Designing What's Next

We may have imagined what we want to come next, but how to we begin the process of designing it?

Listen to the conversation with Cense Inc President Cameron Norman, an innovator, designer and creative thinker and Liz Weaver,...

PAPER | The Collaborative Spectrum Revisited

The collaboration spectrum guides Tamarack’s thinking about the practice of collaboration. We're revisiting this resource to support collaborative efforts to be more purposeful, intentional, and engaging. Too often, we join...

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Communities Ending Poverty

Communities Ending Poverty is a network of 330 municipalities represented by 70+ regional partners working collaboratively to end poverty in their communities.  

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Cities Deepening Community

Cities Deepening Community is a network of 67 cities seeking to strengthen neighbourhoods and 25 cities developing community plans to grow citizen engagement, civic leadership and a sense of belonging. 

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Communities Building Youth Futures

Communities Building Youth Futures is a five-year strategy to work with up to 13 communities to develop system-wide solutions for youth as they build and act upon plans for their future.

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