Food Security Action Group Agenda_27 Nov 2013

The Food Security Action Group agenda focused on organizational housekeeping details, the analysis of the Nutritious Food Basket Survey 2013.  As well as looking at recent funding opportunities.  Food Security AG agenda 2013-11-27 Also on the Agenda was a review of funding opportunities presented at a recent Ministry presentation: RED Overview Local Food Fund

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Rural Transportation Committee resolution passed_28 Nov 2013

November 28, 2013 The Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force submitted a letter of support to MPP Bill Walker's office on a resolution to strike a Provincial Rural and Northern Ontario Transportation Committee. Bill Walker Resolution_support letter from BG Poverty Task Force The Committee would be all-party. In the letter which Bill Walker quoted from in his presentation … Continue reading Rural Transportation Committee resolution passed_28 Nov 2013

Wait time is three years minimum in Grey County

By Denis Langlois, Sun Times, Owen Sound Monday, November 18, 2013 6:44:12 EST PM The hundreds of people who are on waiting lists for an affordable housing unit in Grey-Bruce are, in most cases, living in crisis mode, say local advocates for low-income residents. Unaffordable rent costs force people to take drastic measures to scrape by, … Continue reading Wait time is three years minimum in Grey County