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Anti-Poverty News

September 4, 2004
The number of people on welfare jumped in the wake of the recession of the early 1990s, then fell sharply during the rest of the decade, according to a new study examining social assistance. StatCan'...
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July 25, 2004
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May 6, 2004
The National Council of Welfare (NCW) is a citizens' advisory body to the Minister of Human Resources Development Canada on matters of concern to low-income Canadians. A new report Income for Living...
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May 1, 2004
"The poverty rate among Aboriginal peoples in the country’s 12 largest cities is between twice and four times the rate for non-Aboriginal people. More than 50 per cent of Aboriginal children live in...
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May 1, 2004
A new National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) report (in PDF)(Link removed - No longer exists) on women who are homeless is based on interviews with 46 women who self-identified as homeless in...
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May 7, 2003
The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) issued its Concluding Comments on Canada in February, 2003. It singled out B.C. for criticism because of the...
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