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BC Budget 2017 a missed opportunity

Originally Published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (VICTORIA) Budget 2017 is a missed opportunity to address vital issues facing BC families like persistent poverty, unaffordable child care and the crises in seniors’ care, says the Canadian Centre for … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

We Can’t Afford Poverty

Poverty costs British Columbians as much as $9 billion a year, and that’s nothing compared to the human costs of misery and suffering. Housing, homelessness and poverty is ranked the #1 issue in BC. The crisis needs immediate action! Start … Continue reading