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Anti-Poverty News

January 23, 2015
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its 2015 Gates Annual Letter this week. The letter, titled “Our Big Bet for the Future,” makes a bold prediction: “The lives of people in poor...
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January 22, 2015
The Together Against Poverty Society (TAPS), an anti-poverty advocacy organization in Victoria, has filed a petition for judicial review challenging a decision by the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB...
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January 21, 2015
People in Canada’s northern territories continue to be troubled by food prices that are dramatically inflated relative to other parts of the country. Statistics Canada data from 2009, the last year...
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January 19, 2015
Oxfam International has just released a report which forecasts that the richest 1% of the global population will own more than half the world’s wealth by next year. Oxfam’s executive director is...
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January 14, 2015
Last month, the Law Society of BC released a report authored by its “Legal Services Regulatory Framework Taskforce” recommending that the organization request a legislative amendment allowing it to...
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January 14, 2015
A report released earlier this week by BC’s auditor general highlights many problems within BC’s provincial prison system. The report found that “lack of attention to performance management,...
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