This report documents the process and data used in the updating of a living wage for Halton Region for 2019. A living wage of $20.38/hour has been calculated for a Halton family of four (2 parents, one boy aged 7 and one girl aged 3).
Community Development Halton introduces the Our Halton 2018 series to increase community awareness of the changing socio-demographic characteristics of Halton Region. This series focused on five theme areas – women, seniors, income inequality, newcomers, and children and youth.
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).
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 interest. Given the importance of the subject, with funding support from Social and Community Services of the Regional Municipality of Halton, Community Development Halton (CDH) embarked on building a broad-based conversation on community hubs. This background document, Community Hubs in Halton, provides the basis of a full discussion on hubs.
The Social Profile of Halton Region 2014 captures the changing social portrait of the community. It highlights the socio-demographic characteristics of the community as a whole and its population sub-groups (e.g. children, seniors, families, immigrants and low income population).
This report documents the process and data used in the calculation of a living wage for Halton Region. It is intended to initiate a dialogue on the concept of a living wage in the context of poverty reduction. It also provides an opportunity for discussion of the...
A new series of profiles on the reality of poverty in Halton’s electoral ridings titled “Action on Poverty” from Community Development Halton. The reports are part of a larger series of 53 profiles, one for each riding in the GTA and Hamilton coordinated by the Social...