poverty

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Dec 9, 2009

Toronto's homeless remembered

rabble staff
A memorial vigil commemorated three more homeless deaths in Toronto during a monthly vigil held Tuesday. (Photo: John Bonnar)
Blog
Dec 9, 2009

Government policies trap people in poverty

John Bonnar
Decades of social policy by different levels of government in Canada have kept people in poverty, making it nearly impossible to escape a life dependent on welfare, according to a new report.
Columnists
Dec 9, 2009

Climate leadership needed in Copenhagen

Official delegations from 192 countries and hundreds of NGOs are engaging in two weeks of meetings aiming for a global agreement to stave off catastrophic global climate change.
Event

TTC Fare Hike? Hell NO!

Dec 12, 2009
Toronto City Hall
Queen and Bay Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 6.7788" N, 79° 22' 54.1452" W
Ontario CA
Public action against the transit fare hikes
Blog
Dec 1, 2009

Poverty: The ultimate litmus test of democracy

Murray Dobbin
If we were to judge democracy using the language of business we would ask how it does on the "deliverables." In other words, does it deliver on its promises of equality?
Blog
Nov 30, 2009

Food bank need grows across Canada

John Bonnar
More than 790,000 Canadians walked into a food bank in March, an increase of 18 per cent over the previous year according to a new report on hunger and food bank use in Canada.
Event

Injured workers' demonstration

Dec 4, 2009
Ministry of Labour
400 University Avenue
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 12.3084" N, 79° 23' 17.4984" W
Ontario CA
Come out and join labour, injured workers, and their advocates to demands that injury should not equal poverty.
Photos
Nov 25, 2009

Poor...but not broken

rabble staff
Mary Walsh stars in Poor No More screening at the Canadian Labour International Film Festival this week.

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