The government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Committee will be travelling across the province in early 2018 to gather information from citizens. Here is the schedule for early 2018:
Prince Rupert: Thursday, Jan. 11
Terrace / Kitimat: Friday, Jan. 12
Smithers: Saturday, Jan. 13
Kamloops: Thursday, Jan. 18
Kelowna: Friday, Jan. 19
Nanaimo: Monday, Jan. 22
Port Alberni: Tuesday, Jan. 23
Campbell River: Wednesday, Jan. 24
Williams Lake: Friday, Feb. 2
Quesnel: Saturday, Feb. 3
Prince George: Wednesday, Feb. 7
Cranbrook: Thursday, Feb. 8
Nelson: Friday, Feb. 9
As dates are added for other communities we will provide an update.
The BC Poverty Reduction Coalition is holding sessions to help people prepare for the consultations. They are holding a workshop in Vancouver on Monday, December 18 from 10 AM – 1 PM. Click here for more information. There will also be a webinar later in the day for those outside of Metro Vancouver. There is a lot of information on the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition website about how people can contribute to the Poverty Reduction Strategy Committee.