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Laura is a community advocate specializing in social policy, shifting attitudes and economic revitalization. She is proud to be a collaborative member of the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction.
Fair Elections Act Disenfranchises Vulnerable Voters - Bill C-23, the so-called Fair Elections Act, changes many rules around voting to make it much more difficult for potential voters to cast ballots. Published April 22, 2014 in Commentary
Ward Boundary Review Process Moves Forward - We are not proposing nor calling for any particular solution to ward boundaries but simply asking for a fair and necessary review to commence. Published May 14, 2012 in Commentary
Time to Increase Social Assistance Rate - Increasing the social assistance rate would provide a boost to the economy and actually save the government overall in poverty-related health costs. Published September 23, 2011 in Commentary