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Anti-Poverty News

December 7, 2005
Child poverty in Nova Scotia has increased for the fourth year running and now stands at 20.7 percent, according to a report released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Read the CCPA's...
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December 7, 2005
In 2003, the incidence of child poverty in Canada was 17.6 percent. In Saskatchewan, 18.3 percent or 40,000 children lived in poverty. Read the Social Policy Research Unit Faculty of Social Work...
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December 7, 2005
Child poverty continues to be a problem in Canada. Immigrant families, in particular, are living in poverty, due largely to the failure of the Canadian government to recognize their credentials. Not...
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December 7, 2005
HungerCount is a national survey of emergency food programs in Canada conducted by the Canadian Association of Food Banks (CAFB). The survey reveals trends in food bank use, such as the number of...
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