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Towards a more equal society: Getting the details right

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Public meeting

Location

City Council Chambers
Toronto City Hall
Toronto, ON
Canada
Event date: 
26 Jun 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This meeting describes a full agenda of how we can begin to create a more equal society. In five minutes, each speaker will providing a short and snappy summary of the most important changes governments need to make.

Here are the topics and the speakers:

Ontario child benefit: Laurel Rothman, Family Service Association,

Income support and welfare: Cindy Wilkey, Income Security Action Centre

Affordable housing: Michael Shapcott , Wellesley Institute

Child care: Shani Halfon, Childcare Resource and Research Unit

Post-secondary education: Sarah Jayne King, Ontario chair, Canadian Federation of Students

Gambling: Wayne Olson

Progressive taxes: Toby Sanger, Canadians for Fair Taxation

Capital gains and inheritance tax: TBA

Minimum wages: TBA

Job stabilization, security, employment insurance: TBA

Gender and economic inequality: Deena Ladd, Workers Action Centre

Racialization and economic inequality: Avvy Go, Colour of Poverty Campaign.

Health care: Doug Allan, Ontario Health Coalition

You'll hear lots of good ideas by the best speakers we can find on these subjects.

This meeting is sponsored by http://www.economicinequality.ca. It is free, and the council chamber is accessible.

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