This latest report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows that First Nations children are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than kids in any other demographic in Canada. The exact percentage calculated is 51 per cent, with that number rising to a startling 60 per cent for children living on … Read more
How does $10 a day for child care services sound? Please visit the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC webpage to learn more and sign the online petition.
The BC Poverty Reduction Coalition, of which First Call is a coalition member, has launched a Meet Your MLA campaign. On their website you will find step-by-step instructions about how to find your MLA and prepare yourself to meet with them. They have also produced a great new resource called “5 things you should know about poverty,” … Read more