Yesterday's Toronto Star had a significant piece on why the Poverty Reduction Strategy must move ahead, even in economic hard times. Not only will child care, housing, increased child benefit and other provincial measures reduce poverty but they will help sustain local economies and provide needed services and infrastructure for communities.
From the opinion piece " .. urge the Ontario government to make the most of this moment by investing in social infrastructure to build affordable housing and child-care spaces. ...". To read the full article, please click here.