canadian poverty

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Dec 21, 2017
Photo courtesy of Gaetan Heroux

The shame of Toronto's homelessness crisis

Gaetan Heroux
Hidden behind the doors of All Saints Church is the long history of the abandonment of Toronto’s poor by all three levels of government
Blog
Dec 15, 2017
Photo: Richard Amasia/Flicker

A not-so-happy Christmas

Ed Finn
With more than a million Canadian kids living in poverty, giving them food and toys over the holidays is not enough.
Blog
May 19, 2016
Photo: voyagevixen2/flickr

Manitoba ranks highest for Indigenous child poverty

Cora Morgan
A new study out Tuesday finds that Manitoba has the highest number of on-reserve First Nations children in poverty in the country. This number is rising and the situation is getting worse.
Blog
Mar 30, 2016

Who's doing what about poverty reduction in Manitoba?

Shauna MacKinnon
For Manitobans concerned about poverty, there will be much to consider when sorting through political party platforms and promises in search of a meaningful poverty reduction plan.
Blog
Dec 8, 2015
Photo: AdolfGalland/flickr

Community plays important role in poverty reduction

Shauna MacKinnon
Alleviating poverty is a long-term proposition that requires multiple interventions. Community-based organizations are one part of the solution and they should be adequately funded to do their work.

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