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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


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CRCRC federal budget 2017 analysis children and families

We have big gaps to fill with smarter policies, services and investments to boost lagging child well-being outcomes, says the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children in response to the 2017 federal budget. The CCRC’s analysis includes excellent detail on what’s new in the budget for children and youth MORE


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2016 BC Child Poverty Report Card: Where’s the accountability for children growing up in poverty in BC?

Data in the 2016 BC Child Poverty Report Card, released November 24, 2016, by First Call, highlights how growing income inequality among BC families has one in five of our children living in poverty, and how our failure to properly support youth as they leave foster care is putting many MORE