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Anti-Poverty News

October 7, 2014
Communities, workers, and places of work are all starting to see the benefits of paying a living wage. A living wage is not the same as the minimum wage, which is the legal minimum all employers must... [... READ]
September 30, 2014
A group representing homeless people in Abbotsford has won the right to have their legal case around access to basic shelter seen in court. For the past few years, the City of Abbotsford has been... [... READ]
Disability Alliance BC
September 25, 2014
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) has changed their name to Disability Alliance BC. They also have a new logo and tagline that they hope with speak to the importance of building... [... READ]
Press Progress
September 23, 2014
Press Project is a project of the Broadbent Institute is a daily roundup of news and progressive analysis. [... READ]
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Canada Without Poverty
September 16, 2014
The Board of Directors at Canada Without Poverty (CWP) is made up of individuals from all over Canada who have lived experience of poverty. The experiences of their board help CWP to understand the... [... READ]
Poverty: Health Hazard for All
September 9, 2014
Talk by Dr Gary Bloch, a strong advocate for addressing the social determinants of health through primary care and political advocacy. Register for the event: *Not in... [... READ]
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