Taking Action on Poverty Conference
Building Wellbeing and Prosperity Together –
Taking Action on Poverty Conference 2010
October 26- 28, 2010, Truro, Nova Scotia
Everyone brings his or her own experiences and knowledge to share. We are committed to learning from each other. It’s a chance to learn, share and offer suggestions to reduce poverty for the benefit of all Nova Scotians.
- improve our understanding about costs of poverty -human, social and economic;
- hare ideas about how we can reduce poverty;
- learn about barriers involved in reducing poverty and how we can overcome them;
- learn more about how we can reduce poverty by working together as – governments, businesses, non profit organizations and community groups – with
those living in poverty;
- develop our ability as a community to be involved and active in reducing poverty
- Ed Broadbent
Honorary Director of Canada Without Poverty, founding President of the International Centre for Human Rights and International Development
- Art Eggleton
Chair of the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology that released In from the Margins: A Call to Action on Poverty, Housing and Homelessness
- Donna O’Brien
Director, Poverty Reduction Strategy Division, Government of Newfoundland & Labrador
- Monica Chaperlin
Business Community Anti-poverty Initiative, Saint John, New Brunswick
- Mark Cabaj
Executive Director, Vibrant Communities, Tamarack – An Institute for Community Engagement
- Gail Nyberg
Daily Bread Food Bank, Toronto, Ontario
- Rita Shelton Deverell (Interviewer)
Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies, Mount Saint Vincent University
- Angella MacEwen
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives — Nova Scotia
There are fees for this conference. However, registration is free and support is available for those living on a low income (details are included in the registration form).
Space is limited.
Please register early.
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