In This Together – Ending Poverty in Alberta

Public Interest Alberta, the Alberta College of Social Workers, and the Edmonton Social Planning Council have just released their report, In This Together – Ending Poverty in Alberta.    This report encourages the Government of Alberta to recognize the need for a designed-in-Alberta poverty reduction strategy, to study best practices in other jurisdictions, and to engage in broad-based publicContinue reading “In This Together – Ending Poverty in Alberta”

September 28, 2010

INTERFAITH HOUSING CONSULTATION September 28, 2010 MEETING SUMMARY 9:00 a.m.          Welcome by Bob McKeon, Associate Director, Office of Social Justice 9:10 a.m.          Archbishop Richard Smith: Orientation to the project Task to form consciences Call to compassion and action What is the plan? Where do we go with this? How do we get there? 9:15Continue reading “September 28, 2010”

May 5, 2010

INTERFAITH HOUSING CONSULTATION MAY 5, 2010 MEETING SUMMARY Archbishop Smith welcomed and thanked everyone for attending. He spoke of his experience as a member of the Edmonton Homeless Commission. He expressed his support for the ambitious goals of Edmonton’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness. Archbishop Smith pointed out the potential contributions that faith communitiesContinue reading “May 5, 2010”