Kitchener-Waterloo Common Front Launched

Aug 22 2012

Kitchener-Waterloo has become a focus for the province because the current by-election can determine the balance of power at Queen’s Park. We want all parties to defend the best interests of everyone. We care about the growing economic inequality we see in our community.

Kitchener-Waterloo By-election Information

Aug 21 2012

Stay informed about candidates and news stories – go to Thank you to the Opportunities Waterloo Region team for compiling this information.

Kitchener-Waterloo By-election All-Candidates Meeting

Aug 20 2012

All candidates in the September 6, 2012 Kitchener-Waterloo by-election are invited to meet with constituents to discuss issues that affect people and how the government of Ontario can invest in public services to ensure prosperity benefits everyone.

K-W Common Front

Aug 20 2012

K-W Common Front is a coalition of community groups and labour unions that have come together to promote social justice and prosperity for everyone through adequate investment in public services and good jobs. We invite you to attend the following Kitchener-Waterloo by-election events and to pass this information along to your networks.

2011 Annual Report Now Available

Aug 1 2012

The Social Planning Council’s 2011 Annual Report and Financial Statements are now available on our website. These documents were presented at our Annual Meeting, held June 27 at the Walper Hotel in Kitchener. We help people: Get informed, Get involved, and Take Action!

July Edition of the E-Neighbour Festival of Neighbourhoods Newsletter

Aug 1 2012

The end of this years run at the Festival of Neighbourhoods is quickly approaching. Register your event before August 31 and you could win a special prize donated by our sponsors! Please read over the E-neighbour for more details.

Position Available - Administrative Assistant

Jul 4 2012

The Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo is seeking an experienced, highly organized person to provide administrative support to ensure efficient operation of our organization.

Annual General Meeting - June 27, 2012

Jun 20 2012

Please join the Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo in celebrating community organizations that have contributed to digital inclusion in the Region at our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 from 6:00-8:00pm. The meeting will take place in the Crystal Ballroom at the Walper Hotel (20 Queen St. S. Kitchener).

'Blackout to SpeakOut' Campaign

Jun 5 2012

Yesterday, Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo joined over 13,000 other organizations across Canada in a website blackout.

Submission to the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario

Apr 2 2012

On Wednesday February 29th, the Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo and its partners in the K-W Poverty Free Action Group hosted a forum to engage members of the Kitchener-Waterloo community to discuss and give input on the first three chapters of the Social Assistance Review Commission discussion paper.