Media Advisory - Ontario has become the Child Poverty Centre of Canada



    Province-Wide Campaign to Make Poverty Reduction a Priority Election
    Issue

    TORONTO, Sept. 11 /CNW/ - The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO)
will launch its cross-community campaign to make poverty a priority issue in
the Ontario election on Wednesday at the Community Social Planning Council of
Toronto.
    Alarmed by data showing that Ontario has become the child poverty centre
of Canada, social planning councils in communities across Ontario will conduct
events over the next two weeks to promote the Poverty Reduction Strategy
released today in Ottawa by National Campaign 2000.

    
    Date:     Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007

    Time:     11:00 AM

    Location: Community Social Planning Council of Toronto
              2 Carlton Street, 10th Floor, Suite 1001
              Toronto
    

    Representatives of social planning councils from the GTA, northern,
eastern, central and rural Ontario will be available for interviews.





For further information:

For further information: Peter Clutterbuck, Coordinator, Social Planning
Network of Ontario, Tel: (416) 653-7947, Fax: (416) 653-4532, Cell: (416)
738-3228, Email: pclutterbuck@spno.ca, pclutterbuck@rogers.com

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