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Anti-Poverty News

June 29, 2005
The National Council of Welfare has published a report that states that governments in Canada need to provide adequate funding to welfare programs and to end the "clawback" of child benefits to low...
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June 29, 2005
The Fredericton Anti-Poverty Organization and other groups have called the Economic Unit Policy one of the worst examples of discrimination against low income people and are asking for its full...
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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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