The failure to end child poverty in Canada, promised 30 years ago when parliamentarians pledged to stop the scourge by 2000, has seen a generation of children grow up without the supports they need, says Leila Sarangi.

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The poor need our hands to lift them up and give them hope, said Pope Francis on the World Day of the Poor. Three days later, Canada’s new government extended a hand in a different direction when it swore in our first-ever Minister of Middle Class Prosperity. 

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EDMONTON -- Zeny David will have warm clothing this winter and still be able to afford groceries.

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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul plans to take its operations to the next level as it moves into the new decade.

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November 15, 2019

Facing down poverty

You would think people might notice the poor.

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has promised to make getting people out of poverty a campaign issue as provincial politicians gear up for the 2018 election.
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OTTAWA – The working poor continue to make up an overwhelming majority in Canada’s poverty statistics, a fact that has helped make the fifth annual Chew on This! campaign the largest ever.
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