This report, requested by the United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton (UWBGH), explores the social and spatial dimensions of poverty by various population groups such as newcomers, people living with disabilities, seniors and children.
Using 2006 Statistic’s Canada Census data, this new report highlights Oakville’s growing diversity with details such as maps of newcomer clusters, places of birth, mother tongue and home language, income, education and labour force activity.
The United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton and Community Development Halton sensed that the face of Burlington is changing. Through their partnership, UWBGH and CDH launched a study to look at Burlington’s newcomers by investigating who they are and where they live.
Community Development Halton recently embarked on a journey of relationship and trust building in the Halton community amongst those living in marginalized circumstances. Through community soundings in community spaces and in places such as community suppers, food...
The Halton Bulletin presents local results from A Recovery-Free Zone, a one-year province-wide follow-up survey conducted by the Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) on the impact of the economic downturn on nonprofit community social service agencies in Ontario.