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When people think of poverty, they often think in terms of absolute poverty or the low-income threshold. What people don’t normally think of is just how much you need to survive month-to-month. That number is known as the Living Wage, and it varies from region...

Over 60 years ago United Way Simcoe Muskoka began working to improve lives and create lasting change in our local communities. The organization has evolved and changed but that mission remains the same. As the incoming Chief Executive and Philanthropy Officer, I am honoured to be a part of this mission and intend to further the good work done before me.

By: John Arruda It’s expensive to live in poverty. Think about that sentence for a moment. It doesn’t seem logical, but when you start putting yourself in the shoes of someone who’s struggling with money, it soon becomes very clear and very true. Consider housing....