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Research & Development in the Social Sector

From youth homelessness and social isolation in cities, to food insecurity and income disparity, problems are getting more complex and in many cases, are getting worse. This is where the process of research and development...

Voting for Better Public Transit this Federal Election

It is no secret – Canadians have made it clear that affordability and sustainability will be top of mind in this fall’s federal election. With the cost of living rising in our major cities over the past decade, and a growing...

Hamilton's Progress in Poverty Reduction

Once in a while, change is transformative and bold, and happens almost overnight. Take the Ontario Basic Income Pilot project: More than 4,000 people in three Ontario communities were provided with an opportunity to test the...

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GUIDE | Foundation for Building a Common Agenda

A commonly expressed challenge within the Cities Reducing Poverty learning community is how to get to a common agenda for collective impact. This guide will support communities with milestones and resources that can help lay...

WEBINAR | Yes We Can! Federal Strategies that Reduce Poverty

Last August, Canada released its first-ever poverty reduction strategy with an official poverty line and a goal to reduce poverty by 20% by 2020. On March 7th of this year, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)...

WEBINAR | Navigating Community Change Trends

Artificial intelligence, blockchain, the ownership of data, and agile leadership are just four of the many trends impacting society. But what do these trends mean for the world of doing good, and why do they matter for those...

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Cities Reducing Poverty

Cities Reducing 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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