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100In1Day London

100In1Day London

What would it take to turn London into a city of neighbours?

2018 Provincial Election

2018 Provincial Election

Key information on important issues the LPRC are following as the provincial election on June 7, 2018 draws closer.

Mid-Sized Cities Event Series

Mid-Sized Cities Event Series

May 15 - 16 for a series of free events from walking tours, to a public event to a research & practitioner table about the change happening in Canada’s cities, especially our mid-sized ones.

Local Employment Planning Council looking for community participation on workforce survey

Local Employment Planning Council looking for community participation on workforce survey

Our local economy is changing. Though there are signs that things are improving in the London/Middlesex/Oxford/Elgin region, it looks like a surprising number of people who are 25 – 54 years of age are not working or looking for work.

Poverty Over London Campaign Launches

Poverty Over London Campaign Launches

Poverty Over London is a powerful campaign launched today by London’s Child and Youth Network Ending Poverty Priority.

London's Living Wage is Announced to be $15.53

London's Living Wage is Announced to be $15.53

In order to provide food, clothing, housing, transportation, child care, and other basic living expenses for their family of four, a pair of London parents working full-time would need to earn $15.53 per hour, or $30,284 annually.

Basic Income Guarantee at King's – Watch Videos Here

Basic Income Guarantee at King's – Watch Videos Here

Last Tuesday, April 19, the London Poverty Research Centre @ King’s welcomed to campus two of Canada’s leading experts on the issue of Basic Income Guarantee. 

Be Informed and Take Action on Basic Income Guarantee

Be Informed and Take Action on Basic Income Guarantee

The discussion about Basic Income Guarantee has been catching on in London at rapid rates. It was the topic of a recent North East Community Conversation; became the subject of debate at the Wolf Performance Hall earlier this week, and King’s University College brought in some of Canada’s leading experts (Senator Art Eggleton and Dr. Evelyn Forget) to share their perspectives with London about basic income guarantee.

LPRC Brings Top Basic Income Speakers To King's – Resources for Preparation

LPRC Brings Top Basic Income Speakers To King's – Resources for Preparation

Following an invigorating evening of conversation at the Oxford-style debate held at the Wolf Performance Hall on Monday, April 18, the London Poverty Research Centre is honoured to host some of Canada’s leading experts on basic income guarantee on Tuesday, April 19 for an evening of learning and conversation.

The LPRC Joins Forces to Bring Discussions on BIG to London

The LPRC Joins Forces to Bring Discussions on BIG to London

Part of the strength of the London Poverty Research Centre @ King’s lies in creating partnerships with individuals, initiatives and organizations who are working in similar capacities. The LPRC @ King’s has taken a long time to understand the issue of Basic Income Guarantee (also referred to as Guaranteed Annual Income, Basic Livable Income, etc)