#RethinkGiving campaign

RETHINKGIVING campaign poster

This holiday season, help impoverished Canadians by going one step further than just donating money or non-perishable food items. Join the #RethinkGiving campaign, organized by the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition, and ask the government for a longterm poverty reduction plan. There are a few ways you can get involved, from sending an email to the premier to disseminating … Read more

Poverty Reduction Act introduced in B.C.’s Legislature

Poverty reduction plan for BC

This morning, Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall brought forward the motion that the BC government launch a poverty reduction plan with Bill M212: Poverty Reduction and Economic Inclusion Act: “Poverty lives in British Columbia. It is not something that only happens elsewhere — in Africa, Asia or Latin America. It is an issue here in our communities, … Read more