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Anti-Poverty News

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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November 18, 2001
The days of slow connections are a thing of the past for Dawson City. October saw highspeed access available to Dawson City residents in the form of cable and DSL.
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October 6, 2001
October 1, 2001 marked the day the Ontario government began a controversial plan of mandatory literacy testing for welfare recipients. In a press release the Community and Social Services Critic is...
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August 1, 1999
"A description and critique of Canada's complex retirement income system. The report covers federal and provincial income security programs for seniors, the Canada and Quebec Pension Plans,...
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