Together Reducing Poverty Summit

When: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 8:45am to 3:00pm
Where: 
Knights of Columbus Hall, 49 St. Clare Avenue

The Community Sector Council NL's Vibrant Communities Annual Poverty Summit 

Objectives: engaging with cities and business and discussing the new Federal Government of Canada Poverty Reduction Strategy

Guest speakers: Nick Walen MP, Mayor Denis O'Keefe, and Business panel moderated by Sister Elizabeth Davis,featuring Brice Belyea, a founding member of Vibrant Communities Saint John NB and  Co-Chair of the Education Team for the Saint John Poverty Reduction Strategy. Retired from his roles as the Chair of CANLink Global Inc. and Vice-Chair of CANLink Aviation Inc. (Moncton Flight College), Brice spent much of his career in the Financial Services Industry in management and as an Executive Financial Consultant and was part of the team of business leaders that engaged around poverty issues in Saint John. Brice will be joined by Elizabeth Duff, Chief Financial Officer, Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union and Joanne Slaney, General Manager, Altus Group St. John’s. 

The afetrrnoon session will feature Mark Holgrem of Tamarack Institutes Vibrant Communites Canada.

To register: commmunitysecctor.nl.ca/povertysummit