One in Five Living in Poverty: Heather Atcheson discusses the Child Poverty Report Card with  The Telegraph Journal, Nov 25th 2021

 

Saint John Child Poverty: Heather talks about the Saint John breakdown of the Child Poverty Report Card with Julia Wright on Information Morning.

 

Read the Article: Cathy Foote talks with the CBC about the In from the Cold Campaign, a campaign addressing a growing homelessness problem by opening up space in shelters and offering people who are homeless some support through a host of local partner organizations.

 

The Human Development Council Launches the In from the Cold Campaign, aiming to house 30 people by Christmas.  Read more at The Telegraph Journal- November 23rd,2021

 

Jael Duarte, NB Tenant’s Coalition’s Tenants Advocate discusses a recent flyer released by the Apartment Owner’s Association

Living Wage: HDC’s Executive Director, Randy Hatfield speaks with CBC’s Jonna Brewer on the recent Living Wage report. 

Living Wage: HDC’s Executive Director, Randy Hatfield speaks with CBC’s Jeanne Armstrong on the recent Living Wage report. 

Living Wage: HDC’s Executive Director, Randy Hatfield speaks with CBC’s Julia Wright on the recent Living Wage report. 

 

Living Wage: Heather Atcheson, Social Researcher discusses the Living Wages in New Brunswick 2021 report

Vaccine Passport?: We discuss the impact of vaccine passports on those with less access to resources and technology in this Telegraph-Journal article.


Social Assistance Reform: We talk with Vanessa Vander Valk on the Social Assistance Reform, and what this means for those currently receiving this benefit.

Living Wage: The Human Development Council’s Living Wage report is discussed in this Telegraph-Journal Commentary.

Surviving the Streets: Saint John pamphlet offers support for homeless – HDC’s Jaidyn Jaidyn McCarty and Greg Bishop share news about Surviving the Streets. 

Press Release: UYES! Program Receives More Federal Support

There will be 15 affordable housing units for youth opening up at 105 Prince Edward St, formerly a co-working space The Wheelhouse of Waterloo Village. Our own Callie Mackenzie and the TRC’s Amelia Bernard, speak with host Julia Wright about this special new project. 

Check out this interview with Amelia Bernard and our very own Callie MacKenzie about an exciting new housing project for youth!

CBC News article “Living wage for Fredericton over $20 an hour, says anti-poverty group” on our April 2021 Living Wage report “Living Wages In New Brunswick 2020”. 

 

Chelsea Driscoll, Social Researcher discusses Living Wages in New Brunswick 2020 with Julia Wright on CBC’s Information Morning – Saint John, and with Jonna Brewer on CBC’s Information Morning – Moncton.

 

32 organizations throughout New Brunswick have signed a letter to the premier stating concern over housing conditions in the province. Randy Hatfield, HDC’s executive director, and Penni Eisenhauer discuss the issue with Julia Wright on CBC’s Information Morning. 

Chelsea Driscoll, Social Researcher discusses the 2020 Child Poverty Report Card with Julia Wright on CBC’s Information Morning. Mary LeSage, Operations Manager, P.U.L.S.E. provides insight into the current state of child poverty from her perspective living and working in Saint John’s South End.

Michael MacKenzie, Systems Planner, speaks with Rachel Cave about Saint John’s 10% reduction in chronic homelessness and the community’s plans to further reduce chronic homelessness through prevention and diversion in 2021.

 

Cathy Boyce, Affordable Housing Specialist, speaks with Andrew Cromwell about the new affordable housing development being undertaken by Housing Alternatives and the need for access to more affordable housing in Saint John.