Poverty reduction key to fairer, more prosperous Ontario

For moral and economic reasons, it’s essential that Ontario continue its bold work to reduce poverty across the province.

Five years ago this week, the Ontario government embarked on a bold and historic challenge to reduce child and family poverty across our province by 25 per cent by 2013. While it appears Ontario will fall short of its “25 in 5” target, the province has made some progress and laid three critical building blocks that should provide the foundation for its next five-year strategy, expected in early 2014.

Read the full op-ed published in the Toronto Star >>

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