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Anti-Poverty News

January 12, 2015
A new report published by the Ministry of Children and Family Development has found that children in foster care are disproportionately accessing income assistance upon turning 19, according to an...
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December 16, 2014
Long-time street nurse Cathy Crowe talks about social justice in an article on "This time of year people are always asking me what they can do to help the homeless. Where can they help to...
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December 15, 2014
The Northern Women's Forum hosted the 12th annual event at Wilson Square in front of the Prince George Courthouse on December 7. Community members donated blankets, socks, gloves, coats and other...
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December 10, 2014
British Columbia is the only province in Canada that does not have a human rights commission. That makes us the weakest province when it comes to fostering human rights awareness and preventing...
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December 5, 2014
Food banks are necessary to address the immediate needs of people living with hunger and malnutrition. However, these services can only provide short-term relief for the downstream symptoms of...
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November 24, 2014
British Columbia has the fifth highest child poverty rate in Canada, according to the 2014 Child Poverty Report Card released today by First Call B.C. Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition. This means...
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