If you are not a part of the solution, you are a part of the problem
March 2, 2015
This phrase has been attributed to a number of people... speech makers, advertising writers, social activists and more. It applies in so many areas and it is, I believe, a truth of our time, especially as it applies to poverty.
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Act Now to Support Affordable Housing
March 20, 2015
Inclusionary Zoning gives municipalities the authority to direct developers to set aside a number of units in every residential project as affordable housing.
Currently, a private members Bill permitting municipalities to enact this provision if they want to is before the Ontario legislature.
Ask your MPP to support this Bill
Why wait so long?
March 20, 2015
Ontario's 2014 Poverty reduction plan calls for access to dental care for low income adult and seniors by 2025. Ten years is too long to wait. Let the government know that the people we visit need access to dental care now. Click for more info

Touchdown in Hamilton
- SSVP AGA2015
March 3, 2015
Back in June 2011 at the 40th AGA of our great Society, the hosting of the 44th AGA was awarded to the Hamilton Particular Council. The first Conference in Hamilton was started in 1865 and 150 years later in 2015, our Council and Conferences are throwing a huge party ...(read more)
A Request For Help From Across The Ocean
January 31, 2015
Our Ontario website offers a tab called "Need Help?" We encourage folks in need or with questions to email us and let us know how we might be able to help them. We expect requests mainly from our Ontario website visitors.(read more)
Twinning: Challenges and Rewards
January 8, 2015
Please read this informative and inspiring article by Clermont Fortin, our National Twinning chairperson, describing the values gained by embarking on a twinning adventure with another area.
(in English) - (en français)
Contact Guido Kelly, the Ontario Regional Twinning chairperson, at twinning.ssvp.@ssvp.on.ca