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One of our key values includes the promotions of social justice. We believe that all people should be treated fairly in all matters of life. One of the ways we can model that value is by ensuring just compensation for work that is under taken right here at our own organization.

The 2018 living wage rate in Waterloo region is $16.15/hr. 

Find out more about the 2018 living wage calculation here.

Enroll in our Employer Recognition Program today – Online Living Wage Enrolment Form


It is with sadness that we mark the passing of our friend and colleague Trudy Beaulne who died suddenly on Friday, January 5, 2018. Trudy was the Executive Director of the Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region and was a founding member of Living Wage Waterloo Region. We are grateful for Trudy’s contributions to LWWR and to building a more just and inclusive community in Waterloo Region.

Read about Trudy on the CBC, the Record, at the MHBP Neighbourhood Association, or at Social Development Centre WR. Visitation information is provided at Henry Walser Funeral Home.


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