Op-ed on B.C.’s community poverty reduction strategies

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Shared by our friends at First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition: We wanted to bring to your attention an Op-ed by Adrienne on behalf of First Call that was published in the Vancouver Sun about the province’s “community poverty reduction strategies.” You can read it here and I have also pasted the full … 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