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New HUMA committee report on poverty

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) presented its Seventh Report in the House of Commons, Breaking the Cycle: A Study on Poverty Reduction. Breaking the Cycle makes 53 specific recommendations with respect to five themes: MORE


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Urgent need for action on poverty – Send your feedback to Canada poverty reduction consultations

The government of Canada has begun consultations for its Poverty Reduction Strategy, and Citizens for Public Justice has prepared an easy-to-use form so you can send your thoughts directly to Employment and Social Development Canada on what you’d like to see. The CPJ website also provides resources about poverty in Canada, key policy MORE