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Queer and Trans Poverty Study

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A major gap in research on queer and trans poverty in BC currently exists; because of this these communities are being excluded from initiatives trying to address poverty. So the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition is now launching a queer and … Continue reading

And then there were two

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And then there were two: Alberta voters promised a provincial poverty reduction plan, leaving only BC and Saskatchewan without one now. (Later featured in The Province: “BC needs a provincewide plan for poverty”) Two weeks before Alberta’s provincial election, Progressive … Continue reading

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Budget 2012: There were no poverty reduction measures in the recent budget announcement last Tuesday and it was hard to see anything that put “families first” as Christy Clark has pledged to do. In particular, there was no increase in … Continue reading