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Special Statements

November 15, 2022

Ending homelessness in Toronto is within reach — if municipal candidates make it a priority

More people experience homelessness than ever before, and services meant to help are at a breaking point. We have the resources to end this crisis.

August 05, 2022

Businesses and community organizations need to come together to fight poverty

This op-ed co-written by UWGT CEO Daniele Zanotti and our 2022 Campaign Chair, BMO CEO Darryl White, emphasizes the importance of collaborating across sectors to address poverty, and highlights our specific work in the Greater Golden Mile on the Inclusive Local Economic Opportunity Initiative.

July 06, 2022

In Open Letter to Premier Doug Ford, United Ways across Ontario call for action on toughest issues facing Ontarians

United Way leaders from across Ontario addressed an open letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his cabinet yesterday morning calling for close collaboration to alleviate a multitude of social issues plaguing the province.

June 05, 2022

United Way recognized at champion level as Ontario Living Wage Employer 

United Way Greater Toronto, working with partners including the Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy, has been recognized as an Ontario Living Wage Employer at the Champion level.