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2010 Poverty Olympics

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Vancouver, Sunday, February 7th, 12:30PM – 3PM Vancouver is set to host the 3rd Annual Poverty Olympics! Come out for free family fun with a conscience at the Japanese Language School (487 Alexander St., Vancouver). Watch the Games (Welfare Hurdles, … Continue reading

Poverty Olympics Torch Relay

January – February 2010 The first ever Poverty Olympics Torch Relay will be held in January and February 2010 in the lead-up to the official Vancouver Winter Olympics. It will end at the Poverty Olympics, the highly successful community event … Continue reading

Ontario’s progress report

While BC awaits a plan, Ontario has released its first annual report on their poverty reduction strategy, “Breaking the Cycle: The First Year.” The report provides an introduction to Ontario’s poverty reduction strategy followed by achievements and success indicators from … Continue reading

Homelessness Action Week

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October 11-17, 2009 The 4th annual Homelessness Action Week is coming up and there are a record number of events planned in communities across the province. To learn more or to find a list of events where you live visit stophomelessness.ca. … Continue reading