IPHRC Director, Dr. Jo-Ann Episkenew, is one of the 11 selected members of the Advisory Group on Poverty Reduction that will focus on ways of reducing poverty. 

The members of the advisory group contain six representatives from the community and five representatives from various government Ministries. 

The Honourable Donna Harpauer, the Minister of Social Services, made this announcement in Saskatoon. She says there is a need to address poverty in Saskatchewan. 

“This group will be responsible for reviewing all of the work we’ve done to address poverty in Saskatchewan and identify any gaps where more work is needed,” says Minister of Social Services Donna Harpauer. 

Together the advisory group will be meeting to discuss ways of reducing poverty through community round tables and they will be providing their recommendations in the Spring 2015 to the government. 

For more information about this media advisory, read the release or contact: 

Jeanelle Mandes
IPHRC Research Assistant - KT & Communications 
(306) 337-2437