Common threads in stories about being poor

By Scott Dunn, Sun Times, Owen Sound Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:37:06 EDT PM Darryle Latendress Diners at the Owen Sound Hunger and Relief Effort soup kitchen one night recently discussed what life is like being poor. Ivan Farrow moved back to Owen Sound a few years ago from Orillia after 19 years. He lives with … Continue reading Common threads in stories about being poor

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Getting Ahead program is more social than financial success

By Rob Gowan, Sun Times, Owen Sound Friday, April 25, 2014 4:43:20 EDT PM Facilitator Mary Jane Murray In just a few short years, local Getting Ahead programs have helped more than 100 people learn how to better navigate the financial pressures and challenges society has thrown their way. And according to Getting Ahead facilitator Mary … Continue reading Getting Ahead program is more social than financial success

Housing Action Group Minutes_27 February 2014

The Housing Action Group met on 27 February 2014 and focused on developing a plan to address substandard rental housing units throughout the Counties – how to define the type, magnitude and distribution of housing conditions in Grey and Bruce Counties.  The goals of the project will be to 1) improve communication between CBO and … Continue reading Housing Action Group Minutes_27 February 2014

Food Security Action Group Meeting Minutes_17 March 2014

Discussion and revisions were made to “The Grey Bruce Food Charter”.  Business secession details will be worked on and brought to the next meeting. The Food Charter is a work in progress but the Group plans to complete it and to present it at the Food Summit occurring on May 28, 2014.Food Security AG minutes … Continue reading Food Security Action Group Meeting Minutes_17 March 2014