Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com In April of 2018, Bruce County and Grey County each conducted a homelessness enumeration using a Period Prevalence Count (PPC) methodology in their respective counties. The problem of homelessness is most often associated with urban communities, however, a growing body of research over the past 15 years has shown that … Continue reading Rural Homeless Enumeration 2018
Our 2nd Annual Grey Bruce Fall Food Gathering on September 20th brought together food system players to connect, collaborate, share, and learn. The Grey Bruce Sustainability Network and the Food Security Action Group of the Poverty Task Force focused this year’s event on the intersections between food, mental health, and the environment. People with mental health experiences are … Continue reading Respect, validation & listening: Fall Food Gathering 2018
At the Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force we listen to people in our communities with low income. In the lead up to this election, we asked people with low income what do you want for your families? “It turns out they want what people of all economic levels want: steady income, a home that is … Continue reading Poverty Task Force invites Municipal Election Candidates and the public to test their knowledge about poverty in our community!
Housing is a basic need and is internationally recognized as a human right. Housing forms the foundation for our homes, neighbourhoods and communities. Housing provides shelter, security, a space in which family life can happen and where children grow up and thrive. Yet, for many people, their housing jeopardizes their health and well-being. The unfit conditions in … Continue reading Defining Adequate Housing
The Food Security Action Group (FSAG) has launched a Bruce Grey Food Assets Map. The map will help to connect organizations and businesses looking to build better food security throughout the region. Currently, the Food Assets Map includes programs and initiatives like community gardens, community meals, food banks, food education, good food boxes, meal delivery … Continue reading Grey Bruce Online Food Map is Launched; Targets Hunger and Waste Reduction
Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force and United Way of Bruce Grey Respond to the new Government of Ontario Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) Ontario's new Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) - to be launched in spring/summer of 2017 - will determine the direction for Ontario’s energy future for the next 20 years. In accordance with the Electricity … Continue reading Responce to the new Government of Ontario Long-Term Energy Plan
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Social Media Survey Thank you for agreeing to take part in this important survey measuring the social media use of Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force members, staff and volunteers. We will be gaining your thoughts and opinions in order to better understand the needs of our members, develop suitable training materials and continue to improve … Continue reading Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force – Social Media Survey
Planning for Living Wage Symposium on 17 October 2014 is on the Agenda for 15 August 2014 meeting. See Agenda: Agenda-PTF Income-August 2014
A variety of activities have been organized to highlight the issue of Hunger in our community. Upcoming ... The Salvation Army and Family Services and O-Share