Social Planning

Social Planning helps the community identify strengths and challenges and determine ways to improve the quality of life for residents in Halton.

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Vol. 22, #1 – Community Hubs in Halton

Vol. 22, #1 – Community Hubs in Halton

February 2017 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...

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Vol. 22, #1 – Community Hubs in Halton

Vol. 21, #3 – ShareSmartCity

April 2016 The sharing economy is mentioned repeatedly in the news. What is the sharing economy? Will it affect our social and economic environment? Does it make services and other assets more accessible? How does this affect the quality of life of people as they live...

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Vol. 22, #1 – Community Hubs in Halton

Vol. 21, #2 – Seniors: Loneliness and Social Isolation

March 2016 In 2016, Sheridan College’s Centre for Elder Research was awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant. The Centre, along with Community Development Halton and other community partners across the Halton and Peel regions, are collaborating...

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Vol. 22, #1 – Community Hubs in Halton

Vol. 20, #1 – Celebrating 30 Years Of Community Impact

October 2014 Community Development Halton recently celebrated 30 years of social planning and volunteerism in Halton. At this event, CDH paid homage to Walter Mulkewich with an award that is called, the Walter Mulkewich Community Development Award. This award will...

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Vol. 22, #1 – Community Hubs in Halton

Vol. 19, #2 – Health Care In Canada: What Makes Us Sick?

December 2013 In 1843, Charles Dickens wrote "A Christmas Carol." Most of us remember Ebenezer Scrooge and his visits from the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. It is the deep resonating voice of the Spirit of Christmas Present that makes me reflect on...

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