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Anti-Poverty News

September 4, 2005
"A newborn child, just because she happens to be born female, is more likely to grow up to be poor as an adult. Women form the majority of the poor in Canada. One in seven (2.4 million ) Canadian...
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September 2, 2005
In the article, "Libs' Welfare-to-Jobs Program a Bust, Reveals Delayed Report," the online news site The Tyee reports, "an 11-month-old report prepared for the provincial government, quietly added to...
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September 2, 2005
If you have any ideas the Mainstream Association for Proactive Community Living (MAPCL) is looking for people interested in reviewing the Regional Homelessness Plan for Greater Vancouver plan or...
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September 2, 2005
In Left Behind: Low-Paid Workers in Canada (in PDF), Ron Saunders, Director of Canadian Policy Research Network (CPRN), profiles those who work full-time for less than $10 an hour [full-time students...
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