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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 […]