Poverty Reduction is a key election issue. Our Ontario government is legislated to develop a poverty reduction strategy every 5 years regardless of which party is in power.
So it is important that candidates can speak and act on poverty issues. Please find below a list of dates and locations for many of our local All-Candidate events.
Please find attached 2 flyers with information and questions to ask your candidates regarding Income Security and Affordable Housing. Please feel free to use these flyers, photocopy them and circulate them.
Poverty Task Force_Election flyer_Housing questions
Poverty Task Force_Election flyer_Wage questions
The Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force shall be attending the below meetings and we encourage all members to ask questions!
Tuesday, May 27th, 7 pm, Keady Community Centre, Keady ON The Bruce & Grey Federations of Agriculture, is having an All-Candidates event with a focus on Agricultural issues.
Thursday, May 29th, 7pm, On Roger Cable Network. Rogers Cable is holding a live All-Candidates event on TV for Bruce Grey Owen Sound riding.
They will take questions by phone from watchers, which will be moderated by Roger’s staff. Anyone watching can use our questions or their own and phone them in.
Tuesday, June 3rd, 6pm, Bayshore Community Centre, 900 3 Ave E, Owen Sound The Owen Sound Chamber of Commerce is holding an All-Candidates event with a focus on business issues.
The Chamber of Commerce shall be posing questions to the candidates prior to the event. The responses to the questions shall be published in the Make It Your Business newspaper on June 3rd. The public shall be selected through a lottery to ask questions at this event.
Friday, June 6th, 7pm, St. George’s Anglican Church, Owen Sound The Women’s Centre, Grey and Bruce, is having an All-Candidates event with a focus on Social Justice issues.
The Community Action Committee of the Women’s Centre Board is organizing this event. We are still confirming the process for asking questions at this event.