Tax Is Not A Four-Letter Word


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Poverty Free Halton, Community Development Halton and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Invite you to a presentation and evening of reflection and dialogue

A Special Book Launch
It's time to start talking about the value of taxes in Canada

Tax is not a four-letter word

Guest Speakers

Alex Himelfarb
Director of the Glendon School of International and Public Affairs
at York University and a former Clerk of the Privy Council

Trish Hennessy
Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Ontario Office

Tax Is Not A Four Letter Word provides new information on how taxation and our thinking about it has evolved. The contributors present data that set out what we get for what we pay and what we lose when we pay less.

January 16, 2014
7:30-9:00 pm
Burlington Seniors' Centre, Freeman/Indian Point Room
2285 New Street, Burlington, ON - MAP

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Online registration at taxbooklaunch2014.eventbrite.ca

Where We Live Matters: Building Healthy Neighbourhoods in Burlington


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Poverty Free Halton & Community Development Halton present

 

Where We Live Matters:

Building Healthy Neighbourhoods across Burlington

 community-conversation 

Conversation Panel

Christyn Perkins
Open Doors, St. Christopher's Anglican Church

Karen Phelps
Aldershot Community Leader

Rishia Burke
Community Development Halton

 

June 6, 2013
7:30-9:00 pm
St. Stephen United Church
2258 Parkway Drive, Burlington, ON - MAP

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Online registration at  neighbourhoods2013b.eventbrite.ca

Where We Live Matters


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Where We Live Matters:

Building Healthy Neighbourhoods Through Community Development

 Where We Live Matters 

Guest speaker

Paul Johnson

Director of Neighbourhood Development Strategies, City of Hamilton

 

April 9, 2013
7:30-9:00 pm
Burlington Seniors' Centre, Freeman/Indian Point Room
2285 New Street, Burlington, ON - MAP

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Action on Poverty Profiles


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A new series of profiles on the reality of poverty in Halton’s electoral ridings titled “Action on Poverty” from Community Development Halton. The reports are part of a larger series of 53 profiles, one for each riding in the GTA and Hamilton coordinated by the Social Planning Network of Ontario.

Each profile contains facts and figures about poverty and challenges facing residents in each of the ridings. They identify how the work of community groups, service providers and advocacy groups in communities across the Golden Horseshoe are coming together to challenge poverty. These stories call attention to the wide range of anti-poverty initiatives that are taking place within each community and across Ontario.

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Inequality - Why it Impacts All of Us


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Inequality:

Why It Impacts All Of Us

 

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Guest speaker

Dr. Atif A. Kubursi

Professor Emeritus of Economics, McMaster University

 

October 17, 2012
7:30-9:00 pm
Burlington Seniors' Centre, Freeman/Indian Point Room
2285 New Street, Burlington, ON - MAP

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Online registration at inequality2012.eventbrite.ca