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Chew on This! 2018

                    Chew on This! 2018 Once again this year, the Poverty Roundtable HPE joined with Dignity For All to participate in 2018’s Chew On This! campaign. There were six members of the roundtable handing out campaign info along

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Meeting with Minister MacLeod and Minister Smith

Ministers Hear Recommendations to Eliminate Poverty By Ed Bentley On October 11 I had the privilege of facilitating a meeting with the Hon. Lisa MacLeod, Ontario Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, and several area anti-poverty advocates.  The meeting was initiated by Bay of Quinte MPP,

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Takeaways from Maytree’s Policy School

The following blog post was first published as an article in Tamarack Community on June 25, 2018. Please find the original article here.  Takeaways from Maytree’s Policy School By Christine Durant When I joined the Poverty Roundtable Hastings Prince Edward as their Director in 2016, building a

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POVERTY MATTERS: Health and poverty: A key determinant

The following blog post was first published as an article in InQuinte on May 4, 2018. Please find the original article here.  Health and poverty: A key determinant By Joseph Carin Poverty directly harms the health of those with low incomes while income inequality affects the health

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POVERTY MATTERS: Poor housing leads to poor health

The following blog post was first published as an article in InQuinte on March 7, 2018. Please find the original article here. Poor housing leads to poor health What do you do if you rent an apartment that is unsafe, unhealthy or unsuitable? What if your moldy

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