Bill 152, Poverty Reduction Act, 2009

Matthews, Hon Deborah Minister of Children and Youth Services

Current Status: Royal Assent received Chapter Number: S.O. 2009 C.10

Viewing: Royal Assent (current version) pdf

Background Information

Ministry of Children and Youth Services

Ontario Passes Historic Poverty Reduction Act
May 6, 2009

A New Era In The Fight Against Poverty 
Press release, February 25, 2009

Breaking the Cycle

Home page

Breaking the Cycle: Ontario's poverty reduction Strategy
Report, December 2008

Highlights, Poverty Reduction Strategy

Ministry of Community and Social Services

Social Assistance Rule Changes To Support Education And Employment 
Fact Sheet, February 25, 2009

Witnesses Appearing before the Committee

Links are to witness testimony in committee.

Standing Committee on Social Policy

April 20, 2009

Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians

Association of Ontario Health Centres / Association Des Centres De Santé De L'ontario

Chiefs of Ontario

Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

Houselink Community Homes

Income Security Advocacy Centre or The 25 In 5: Network for Poverty Reduction

Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition

March of Dimes

Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic Colour of Poverty Campaign

Ontario Campaign 2000
Family Service Toronto

Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association

Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent De Paul

Social Planning Network of Ontario

Thunder Bay and District Injured Workers Support Group

UJA Federation of Greater Toronto Canadian Jewish Congress, Ontario Region

Wellesley Institute

April 21, 2009

Canadian Auto Workers

Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees

Community Living Ontario

Injured Workers' Consultants

Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses

Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Voices from the Street



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