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Sep 30, 2021

In this episode of the 2030 Project, we’re going to find out more about the FORGOTTEN POOR – they are Working age singles who are three time more likely to live in poverty as the
average Canadian.

To discuss it…

We’re joined by Sherri Torjman. Sherri is a social policy consultant and the former Vice President of...


Sep 23, 2021

In the last episode, Garima Talwar Kapoor at Maytree talked about the WELFARE WALL. It refers to the unintended consequence of social support programs  that effectively discourages people from supplementing their pension, their welfare or social assistance cheques with a part time job.

Thousands of individuals with...


Sep 16, 2021

In this episode, we reassemble our Round Table of Avengers Talia Bronstein - VP Research & Advocacy at Daily Bread Food Bank, Gareema Talwar Kapoor – Director of Policy and Research with Maytree, Jasmine Ramze Rezaee, Director of Advocacy & Communications at YWCA Toronto.

We harken back to something we heard in the...


Sep 9, 2021

In this episode, we introduce you to two women in different stages of their lives who both rely on the kindness of others to make ends meet. That includes regular use of their neighbourhood food bank.

They each live in poverty in Canada’s largest city. And they each tell a remarkable story of resilience, of self-care,...


Sep 2, 2021

In this episode, we confront the monumental challenges and the complications that need to be wrestled to the ground, if we're really going to put a serious dent in poverty rates in this country.

To provide some perspective and context, we are joined today by Talia Bronstein, VP of Research and Advocacy at Daily Bread...