Ontario Budget 2015 - Have Your Say

Jan 9 2015

Ontario ParliamentThe budget process is underway across Ontario. Since January, delegations presented before the Minister of Finance and before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. The Government has set up an online consultation tool to gather even more input on how to deliver on the announced priorities. You can have your say through written submission, by phone, by fax, on the online forum and through social media. We have published some useful documents to help you prepare, and we are sharing submissions other organizations have made. Be informed and be involved!

Ontario Pre-budget Consultation- Asking the Government to Follow

Feb 3 2014

Poverty Free KWThe Poverty Free Kitchener-Waterloo Action Group has dedicated its stretched resources to pass its knowledge and experience to different government bodies. We are still waiting for a holistic vision and approach regarding poverty elimination in Ontario that shows our political leadership has heard what has been said in our community and in communities across all of Ontario.

Read the submission as a response to the Ontario Government Priorities: Invest in People, Infrastructure and Business

Open Government Consultations Still Open

Jan 28 2014

The Open Government Engagement Team was in Kitchener on January 17th collecting ideas and suggestions from the people in Waterloo Region. "It starts with a government that freely shares information, unlocks the power of data in a digital age and partners with people to spark a new generation of ideas through easier access to informatiom". Many reasonable suggestions are to be found in the highlights from the Kitchener discussion. Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo joins the discussion and puts the Local Framework on Successful Poverty Reduction Outcomes into practice in its submission to the Engagement Team.