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A Letter to the Editor as published in the Toronto Star
http://www.thestar.com/comment/article/416505

in response to the article Defining Poverty

Tell us how you think poverty should be measured by leaving a comment to the posting on Poverty Watch Ontario .


The bar must be raised higher

April 21, 2008

Re: What's the true definition of poor?

April 19

How do any of us know how well we are doing financially? We think of how much money we make in a year. Do we have enough to pay our expenses every month? Are we falling into debt or able to save for vacations, house renovations, our children's education or whatever?

The first project of the emerging Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) is to provide an analysis and response to the Ontario government’s recent process to modernize the nonprofit legal framework in Ontario. Through the work of an Expert Working Group, the ONN has released a brief regarding Consultation Paper #1 and #2.

Stand Up and Speak Out To Make Poverty History

On October 17, 2007 — The United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty — join millions around the world as they STAND UP and SPEAK OUT to Make Poverty History. STAND UP is an innovative and exciting challenge issued by the Global Call to Action Against Poverty and the United Nations Millennium Campaign.

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