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Anti-Poverty News

March 14, 2014
"Groundswell: A Guide to Building Food Security in Rural Communities" is a guide on food security. It contains lots of useful information and links to tools and resources to help you reach out to... [... READ]
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March 14, 2014
For refugees, starting over just got easier as the provincial government has promised settlement service agencies in British Columbia it will pick up funding for refugee mental health services that... [... READ]
March 13, 2014
Over the last few months, the provincial government has been consulting on issues impacting people with disabilities. CLAS, BCCPD, Inclusion BC, BCANDS, CMHA-BC and SPARC BC have prepared a joint... [... READ]
March 12, 2014
Residents of a rural B.C. town believe the local health authority’s search for a replacement physician amounts to a prescription for mismanagement. The community’s sole general practitioner, Dr.... [... READ]
March 11, 2014
A recent B.C. study has found that a program that provides alcohol to chronic, homeless alcoholics reduces emergency hospital visits and arrests, likely saving taxpayer dollars in the long run. The... [... READ]
March 10, 2014
West Coast LEAF has proposed two ways to address a critical lack of family law services in British Columbia. The first recommendation is a pilot project with lawyers working in community agencies so... [... READ]
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