Canada still has shockingly high rates of women’s poverty but the recession seems to have sidelined anti-poverty policies, says a new study.
Sep 10, 2009
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Just about everyone working in development projects around the world has known the secret to success for some time -- put women in charge and your chances of a positive outcome are greatly enhanced.
Despite the provincial government’s promise to reduce poverty in Ontario, there is a deafening silence from our leaders when it comes to the income security programs of last resort for the vulnerable.
Recession is putting the squeeze on renters seeking affordable housing.
Kiva allows people in the Global North to lend money directly to impoverished entrepreneurs in the Global South using a community based model.
As the recession affects the working lives of people like Kendra, Ted and Lance, who are excluded from Canada's system of employment insurance, the debate grows. The second in a two-part series.
Rising unemployment in the recession has exposed more flaws in Canada's employment insurance system -- like regional disparities and EI's questionable role as an economic stimulus.
It's a shame that Judge Sonia Sotomayor, the Obama nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, chose not to defend her statement about her experience as a Latina woman.
Canada has tested the limits of the power of inertia in economic policy. It is time for something new.