SPT Inclusionary Zoning Forum – videos of all speakers available

Posted on 08. Jun, 2015 by .

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On Thursday, May 21st, Social Planning Toronto hosted a forum at College Street United Church to discuss possibilities and prospects of Inclusionary Zoning programs and their effectiveness in addressing an affordable housing crisis in Toronto.  70 people were in attendance and the event drew the attention of some media (including Metroland Media’s – Inside Toronto).  SPT Board Member […]

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Community Coalition outlines priorities for City’s new Poverty Reduction Strategy

Posted on 04. Jun, 2015 by .

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Commitment to Community, a coalition of residents, community agencies and groups across the city, today released six summary reports outlining priorities for Toronto’s forthcoming Poverty Reduction Strategy. “City Council has a great opportunity to take action now to reduce Toronto’s poverty levels – the highest among large Cities in Canada, and still growing,” said Winston […]

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Connecting with Newcomer Youth Through Meaningful Recreation Conference Report by Rebecca Phinnemore

Posted on 01. Jun, 2015 by .

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On Thursday, April 23th, 140 frontline youth and settlement workers, policy makers and funders gathered for a day-long conference to learn new research, discuss best practices, to network with colleagues, and be inspired to return to work with a fresh perspective on engaging newcomer youth. Social Planning Toronto co-hosted this conference with Toronto Public Health, […]

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Connecting with Newcomer Youth through Meaningful Recreation Conference: Powerpoint Presentations Now Available!

Posted on 01. Jun, 2015 by .

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Miss out on our incredibly well-attended #newyouthrecto (click that hashtag for the livetweet stream for some live photos and memorable quotes) conference in April? No problem! We have Powerpoint presentations for our speakers who used them. Please click below to download any presentation you are interested in. Jehad Aliweiwi, Laidlaw Foundation (PDF, 84 KB) Katherine McIlveen, […]

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Connecting with Newcomer Youth through Meaningful Recreation Conference Photo Album!

Posted on 11. May, 2015 by .

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Did you miss our Connecting with Newcomer Youth through Meaningful Recreation last month? If you did, we’ll be posting links to download the Powerpoint presentations from speakers on our website tomorrow. Until then, you can check out an amazing photo gallery of photographs from the event! Here’s a sneak preview: Click here to check out […]

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