WFP is involved on a national working group on women and housing to provide recommendations to the Government of Canada to develop, adopt and implement a National Housing Policy that addresses of affordability, accessibility, security and stability of low income women
WFP is involved on a national Advisory Committee to provide direction and recommendations for the design and implementation of a national project on Food Security in Canada (2005/2006)
WFP has participated on the Manitoba Low Wage Inquiry Hearings in Winnipeg (May 2005)
WFP has participated at the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women on Funding for Equality Seeking Organizations (May 2005)
WFP is involved in the National Advisory Committee on Volunteer Management with Health Canada (2002 – 2003). In terms of other national committees, WFP has been on committees with the Family Resource Program Canada examining topics such as child care ethics, northern and remote issues, and development of evaluation indicators (2001 – 2003).
WFP has participated in “think tanks” to share our knowledge and experience on reaching and maintaining the focus population. Other activities included sharing our principles and practices for involving difficult-to-reach families (e.g., teen parents, low literacy families, transient/homeless families, and those families who are distrustful of services, depressed, and isolated; 2001).
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