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Niagara Prosperity Initiative

Tackling poverty

Learn about community projects that help tackle poverty and related issues in Niagara

Prosperity projects


Marc Todd
Manager, Community Services
905-734-7975 ext. 6548
Email Marc Todd

Rachel Sam
Poverty Reduction Strategy Advisor
905-734-7975 ext. 6530
Email Rachel Sam

Niagara Poverty Reduction Network

The Niagara Poverty Reduction Network is a group of residents, businesses and organizations committed to a poverty-free Niagara.

Living wage

Paying a living wage is a critical investment in the long-term prosperity of the economy. For Niagara, the living wage calculation in 2021 was $18.90.

Visit Ontario Living Wage to learn more and become a living wage certified employer.

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