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Anti-Poverty News

March 28, 2014
A recent article in The Tyee highlights the critical need for funding of youth programs in the town of Houston, British Columbia. The Dze L' K'ant Friendship Centre in Houston runs the Teen...
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March 27, 2014
Aboriginal people who were adopted into white families during the "Sixties Scoop" say it's their turn for reconciliation and are calling for a formal apology from the federal government. Dozens of...
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March 26, 2014
Montreal police receive around 140 calls a day involving the homeless or people with mental health issues, and the service needs more help in dealing with these cases, said Montreal police chief Marc...
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March 25, 2014
The Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses today released their first pan Canadian annual survey SHELTER VOICES on the state of emergency shelters in Canada. The survey shows...
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March 25, 2014
A home designed to keep people off drugs and out of jail is about to close its doors as federal funding is set to expire on March 31. The transitional home is a spot where people going through...
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March 24, 2014
A photography exhibit opened Thursday night at Charlottetown's Confederation Centre of the Arts, featuring photographs by women living near or below the poverty line. The photos are accompanied by...
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