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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.
News
Nov 25, 2009

Poor...but not broken

Paul Weinberg
Bert Deveaux's new documentary, Poor No More, takes audiences on a tour through Canada's new rust belt. Here, poverty and job losses are reaching proportions not seen since the Great Depression.
Blog
Nov 24, 2009

The road to good intentions

Trish Hennessy
Today, 20 years after failing to make good on a unanimous federal government motion to eliminate child poverty by the year 2000, Parliament has unanimously agreed to try again.
Event

Beyond hunger and profit: Grassroots solutions to the global food crisis

Nov 27, 2009
Travelodge Ottawa Hotel & Conference Centre
1376 Carling Ave (from downtown, take Bus 14 or 85)
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 23' 5.1612" N, 75° 44' 13.6248" W
Ontario CA
The global food system is at a crossroads. What food future will we choose? Hear from farmers, farm movement leaders & global thinkers from Canada & the global South.
Event

Jane Finch Community Forum on Immigration

Nov 24, 2009 to Nov 25, 2009
Palisades Cineplex
15 San Romanoway just east of Jane and Finch
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 45' 31.1148" N, 79° 30' 56.4336" W
Ontario CA
Come out to a community discussion on what is wrong with the immigration system and what we can to do to fight back.
Columnists
Nov 18, 2009

Eliminating world hunger

The United Nations World Food Programme launched the Billion for a Billion campaign this week, urging the 1 billion people who use the Internet to help the billion who are hungry.
Photos
Nov 17, 2009

Drop fees!

rabble staff
Ontario students braved the cold to march for better access to post-secondary education in their province.

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