February 17, 2017 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

By Nicole Bullock, Communications Intern, Communications and Media Relations\

King’s Social Work Professor, Dr. Tracy Smith-Carrier will be applying her extensive knowledge on poverty, social welfare, and social policy in two important discussions in the coming week.

Dr. Smith-Carrier has been invited to join the Honourable Ted McMeekin, former Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and current MPP for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale and in his “Kitchen Cabinet” series to look at issues related to rural poverty. McMeekin is seeking input on a report for Premier Kathleen Wynne on the issue. The meeting will be held at Queen’s Park on Thursday, February 23rd.

In addition, Dr. Smith-Carrier will be participating in a panel discussion on poverty and the automation of work for TVO’s flagship current affairs program, The Agenda with Steve Paikin. The program will be broadcast in front of a live studio audience on Sunday, February 26th at Fanshawe College with airings to be held on Tuesday, February 28th. To register for the event, click here. Spots are limited.

Dr. Smith Carrier is a faculty member in the School of Social Work at King’s. She is also a researcher at the London Poverty Research Centre at King’s.

For more information on Dr. Tracy Smith Carrier and her professional work, click here.