Community Lens is a series intending to disseminate and interpret important community data as it becomes available. Initially, Community Lens was created to focus on results from the 2006 Census as this information became available. Subsequent issues have covered subjects such as population, age and gender, seniors, voter turnout, housing, poverty and immigration.
I trust you will find Community Lens useful as an important resource for your work in the Halton community. As new issues are produced, members of CDH will receive a hard copy as a membership benefit. Electronic versions of Community Lens can be found here. If you have any questions or comments regarding this publication, please feel free to contact me.
Director of Social Planning
Community Lens #100 - Children in Low Income Families
This Community Lens looks at children in low income families in Halton Region based on taxfiler data. Community Development Halton is a partner in Campaign 2000, a cross-Canada public education movement to build Canadian awareness and support for the 1989 all-party House of Commons resolution to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000.
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Community Lens #99 - Low Income Families in 2011
This Community Lens continues the tracking of low income families in Halton Region based on taxfiler data for 2011.
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Community Lens #98 - Walking To School
This Community Lens provides examines how students aged 11-18 in Halton Region get to school using data from the 2011 Transportation Tomorrow Survey (TTS).
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Community Lens #97 - Seniors Income Sources
This Community Lens provides examines examines data on the sources of income for seniors from the 2011 annual tax returns.
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Community Lens #96 - Seniors and Daily Outings
This Community Lens provides examines the daily travel characteristics of seniors in Halton Region using the data from the 2011 Transportation Tomorrow Survey (TTS).
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Community Lens #95 - 2014 Ontario General Election
This Community Lens provides some key socio-demographic and voter turnout statistics for each of the Electoral Districts (EDs) or ridings in Halton Region.
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