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Anti-Poverty News

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... [... READ]
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... [... READ]
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... [... READ]
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... [... READ]
March 24, 2014
Squamish officials backed a call for a $10-a-day B.C. child care program that would come with a $1.5 billion annual price tag. Last week, the District of Squamish became the 26th municipality to... [... READ]
March 19, 2014
BearPaw Legal Education & Resource Centre (BLERC) is a department of Native Counselling Service of Alberta (NCSA). Its primary mission is to develop and distribute materials designed to assist... [... READ]
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