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Anti-Poverty News

October 21, 2014
From an article by rabble.ca: "When asked why live-in caregivers should be granted landed status upon arrival, Migrante-BC's Jane Ordinario asserted that doing so would allow live-in caregivers to... [... READ]
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October 20, 2014
Tenants from Vancouver’s SROs gathered on October 19 for an SRO Tenants’ Convention at the Japanese Hall in the DTES. With an aim to equip tenants with the skills to tackle issues ranging from... [... READ]
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October 7, 2014
Communities, workers, and places of work are all starting to see the benefits of paying a living wage. A living wage is not the same as the minimum wage, which is the legal minimum all employers must... [... READ]
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September 30, 2014
A group representing homeless people in Abbotsford has won the right to have their legal case around access to basic shelter seen in court. For the past few years, the City of Abbotsford has been... [... READ]
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Disability Alliance BC
September 25, 2014
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) has changed their name to Disability Alliance BC. They also have a new logo and tagline that they hope with speak to the importance of building... [... READ]
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Press Progress
September 23, 2014
Press Project is a project of the Broadbent Institute is a daily roundup of news and progressive analysis. [... READ]
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