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Anti-Poverty News

June 29, 2005
The city of Calgary's Communities Strategies has released a newsletter on issues impacting Calgary's Aboriginal community called Beyond Beads and Feathers (in PDF).
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June 29, 2005
Anti-poverty groups are fighting against the Halifax city council's proposed law to fine and arrest aggressive panhandlers. They argue that this law will criminalize the poor instead of help make...
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June 29, 2005
Prince Edward Island's government is resisting a move by the opposition to provide legal aid funding for Workers Compensation claims. The opposition is stating that it is unfair to make Workers...
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June 19, 2005
The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) has officially launched the ground-breaking test case that will challenge the constitutional right to civil legal aid in British Columbia. The statement of claim...
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