Citizens for Public Justice co-hosted a one-day conference on poverty in Canada.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Saint Paul University, 223 Main Street | Ottawa, ON

Policy, Social Innovation, and Community

Community, academic, and faith-based organizations shared ideas and experiences of how policy, social innovation, and community action can work together to end poverty.

Speakers included:

  • Senator Art Eggleton
  • David Macdonald, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Sue Wilson, London Poverty Research Centre
  • Angella MacEwen, Canadian Labour Congress
  • Jocelyn Wattam, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society
  • Simon Tremblay-Pepin, Saint Paul University
  • Joe Gunn, Citizens for Public Justice

Panel discussions and workshops covered a range of policy, research, and community-based approaches: Basic Income · Indigenous Child Poverty · Human Rights · Community Food Access · Lived Experience of Poverty · Green Economy · Advocacy · Engaging Faith Communities

This event was hosted by Citizens for Public Justice, the OMI Lacombe Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation, and Saint Paul University.