Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 24

Study Shows Effects on Children of a Small Income Increase

A recent US study has revealed surprising consequences of a small increase to family income — children experience life-changing improvements. The remarkable findings noted that there was a fairly large positive impact on the development of the children in families that received extra income. Their analysis showed that children whose parents had received the income …

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Oct 15

Poverty Increases for Children and Seniors

A recent CTV news report notes that Toronto has the highest percentage of youth living in poverty of Canada’s 14 largest urban areas, according to a newly released report. The report was released by the Toronto Children’s Aid Society Tuesday, and was compiled using tax filer data from Statistics Canada for 2013.   “Children of …

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Oct 14

Helping Women Succeed

Our aim is to enable low-income immigrant women and their families of all cultural backgrounds in our community to have equal access to education and training, affording both increased self-sufficiency as well as healthier lifestyles. The Canadian Centre for Women’s Education and Development (CCWED) was established in April 1987 following the development of a Sexual …

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Oct 11

Programs for Girls

We have programs that provide support and outreach to young girls in community on financial literacy, health promotion and education, including the provision of information on girls violence and gender equity.  Such information is designed to address violence in the lives of the girls in the community who are new comers, as well as providing …

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Oct 08

Programs for Seniors

Our seniors programs offer the opportunity for seniors to participate in a variety of recreational activities and pursue common interests. The group meets at the Centre two days a week from 2:00pm until 4:00pm. Depending on the group size, guest speakers are invited to provide information on a variety of topics and issues pertaining to …

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Oct 01

Youth / Family Services

A wide range of specially-designed and individualized services are provided through our organization to youth as well as to families in need of support, outreach, advocacy and counseling services. Youth from 13 to 26 years of age who are having adjustment and/or school problems or other social challenges are eligible for these services. Program Provide …

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