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We Can’t Afford Poverty Videos

BCPRC Coalition Member Raise the Rates produced a series of videos for their We Can’t Afford Poverty election campaign following their community art workshops dealing with poverty issues in British Columbia. 

Vancouver comedian Charlie Demers takes a walk on the West Side, talking about obscene wealth, obscene poverty and the future of British Columbia that hangs in the balance:

 

It costs more money to keep people in poverty than it does to end poverty. Watch this short video to find out more. Featuring Carmen from the Carnegie Community Action Project and Seth Klein from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (BC).  Music:  Rooftops by Ari de Niro is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License. :

Vancouver comedian Charlie Demers does the math on why BC poverty just doesn’t add up.: