Author: oberon

Exploring Social Planning in the Comox Valley

[The pdf. version of this document can be accessed by clicking on the PDF text just below.  If I were you, I’d go straight to the pdf and download it. That way you’ll get the pictures and all the goodies!] PDF Exploring Social Planning in the Comox Valley: Where to From Here? Nov 7, 2019 […]

2020 AGM!

The CV Social Planning Society will be holding their AGM on Tuesday Oct 13 from Noon to 1PM via Zoom.  Please mark your calendars now!  You will be receiving an agenda, our Annual Report and information about how to register for the Zoom within the next 10 days.   

Notes from the Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 meeting.

We are honoured & privileged to live & work on the traditional territory of the Ko’moks First Nation.   CV Social Planning Society Meeting Meeting Notes Tuesday September 3, 2019   Present: Bunny Shannon; Pam Munroe; Joanne Schroeder: Betty Tate; Arzeena Hamir; Wendy Morin; Vickie Brown; Sheila McDonnell; Edwin Grieve; Stephanie McGowan, John Higgenbotham, Cliff […]

Briefing Note: Reducing Poverty and Increasing Food Security in the Comox Valley

    Produced by: Comox Valley Social Planning Society (https://cvsocialplanning.ca)   Prepared for: Federal candidates in North Island – Powell River and Courtenay-Alberni ridings   Purpose: Poverty and household food insecurity are rising in the Comox Valley and there is a need for our local Members of Parliament to advocate for policies to reduce poverty […]

Living Wage Key Messages for Fair Wages Commission Consultation – May 2019

From: Halena – Living Wage for Families <halena@livingwageforfamilies.ca> Subject: Living Wage Key Messages for Fair Wages Commission Consultation Date: May 21, 2019 at 4:13:24 PM PDT To: Halena – Living Wage for Families <halena@livingwageforfamilies.ca> Hello supporters of the living wage,    As you may know, the provincial government’s Fair Wages Commission is currently holding a […]

Comox Valley Living Wage

What must be kept in mind when thinking about the living wage is that it’s calculated for a family of four with TWO people making the living wage. The drop in child care costs would affect this category of people making their lives more affordable to some extent, but it would not affect single people […]