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Anti-Poverty News

March 7, 2014
The Quebec provincial government has granted seasonal agriculture workers the same rights as all workers in Quebec, including the right to join a union. Read more about this court decision in an... [... READ]
Article
March 6, 2014
B.C. union leaders are calling for the minimum wage to be increased from the current $10.25 to $13 an hour, which represents the poverty line. The last time the minimum wage was raised was in 2012.... [... READ]
Article
March 5, 2014
If you are new to Vancouver or planning your move to Vancouver, these guides will be helpful. "Growing Roots: A Newcomer's Guide to Vancouver" features unique and personal stories shared by Vancouver... [... READ]
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March 3, 2014
This year’s Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) hotel and housing report found that SROs in the DTES are more expensive than ever and that fewer still are available to low-income individuals... [... READ]
Article
March 3, 2014
A report entitled "Coming of Age: Reimagining the Response to Youth Homelessness in Canada," written by Stephen Gaetz, a professor at York University in Toronto, explains that Canada needs to do a... [... READ]
Article
February 26, 2014
The Wellesley Institute has published a report entitled "Refugee Health Care Cuts In Canada" by Sonal Marwah. This report’s findings show that a standard approach for serving uninsured and under-... [... READ]
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