Our Halton 2018

Our Halton 2018

Community Development Halton introduces the Our Halton 2018 series to increase community awareness of the changing socio-demographic characteristics of the residents of Halton Region. Supported financially by the Regional Municipality of Halton and the United Way of...
Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington

Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington

Healthy Kids Community Challenge (HKCC) is an Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care initiative with the goal of supporting the well-being of our children. The purpose of this initiative was to work together through collaboration to build healthy kids in...
Calculating a Living Wage for Halton – 2016 Update

Calculating a Living Wage for Halton – 2016 Update

This report documents the process and data used in the updating of a living wage for Halton Region for 2016. A living wage of $17.95/hour has been calculated for a Halton family of four (2 parents, one boy aged 10 and one girl aged 14). As with the 2013 discussion...
Community Hubs in Halton

Community Hubs in Halton

The Premier’s Advisory Group on Community Hubs published their report Community Hubs in Ontario: A Strategic Framework and Action Plan in August 2015. Although community hubs have been around for decades, momentum surrounding hubs has increased due to Premier Wynne’s...
Seniors: Loneliness and Social Isolation

Seniors: Loneliness and Social Isolation

Seniors: Loneliness and Social Isolation reviews recent understandings of loneliness and social isolation among older adults, while at the same time outlining distinguishing characteristics. It also explores the prevalence of social isolation and loneliness in older...
Challenges Facing Youth Transitioning to Work

Challenges Facing Youth Transitioning to Work

Challenges Facing Youth Transitioning to Work examines the changing nature of the labour market and its impact on youth employment, and ultimately, the quality of their lives. There are more temporary, seasonal and contract jobs, causing a wide fluctuation of work...