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Nov 18 :: Toronto Community Benefit Alliance :: Steve Shallhorn

Date: 
Wed, 2015-11-18 12:00 - 13:30


Toronto Community Benefits Network

Presenters: 

Steve Shallhorn (Executive Director, Labour Education Centre; Chair, Toronto Community Benefits Network)

Oct 7 :: Income Inequality and Policy Levers :: Craig Alexander

Date: 
Wed, 2015-10-07 12:00 - 13:30


Income Inequality and Policy Levers

Presenters: 

Craig Alexander (Vice President, Economic Analysis, CD Howe Institute)

Talk description 
This presentation will review the evidence of rising income inequality in Canada and outline the main drivers. Comparisons will be made with U.S. experience and there will be a discussion of how rising inequality in America poses a threat to Canada. This leads into consideration of policy levers to lean against income inequality and promote better equality of opportunity.

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Sept 30 :: Toronto’s Growing Spatial Divide :: David Hulchanski

Date: 
Wed, 2015-09-30 12:00 - 13:30


Toronto's Growing Spatial Divide: An Update on the "Three Cities in Toronto" Trend, 1970-2012

Presenters: 

David Hulchanski (Professor, Housing & Community Development, University of Toronto)

Talk description 
Income and wealth inequality are changing our cities in terms of who lives where by socio-economic and ethno-cultural status. This is creating new socio-spatial patterns of segregation.

This talk will outline: 

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[NEW DATE - Sept 30, 2015] Centre for Learning, Social Economy & Work (CLSEW) - Launch Event with refreshments

Date: 
Wed, 2015-09-30 17:00 - 20:00

Economic Literacy: Getting Beyond "Supply and Demand"  

Presenters: 

Jim Stanford - Economist with Unifor 

 

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