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Queers against gentrification

February 3, 2016
| Helen Lenskyj and Liisa Schofield talk about the group Queer Trans Community Defence and the struggle against gentrification in Toronto.
Length: 28:32 minutes (26.12 MB)
| December 18, 2015
Photo: flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
| December 2, 2015
| September 21, 2015

Bill Sparks on social justice, innovation and social change

April 26, 2015
| Bill talks about social justice, innovation and change. Hear what he has to say about perseverance, measuring the little things and structural violence and why he believes money can be dangerous.
Length: 46:34 minutes (53.3 MB)

"It's A Matter of Social Justice": An Alliance Against Poverty in Waterloo Region

March 7, 2015
| As CKMS's 2015 Homelessness Radio Marathon Contribution, we organized a roundtable with members of KW-based Alliance Against Poverty, a grassroots community organization.
Length: 29:59 minutes (41.18 MB)

A poverty reduction plan for Canada

Photo: flickr/Just a prairie boy

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Approximately 4.8 million Canadians -- that's one in seven -- live in poverty.

This week, Citizens for Public Justice and Canada Without Poverty, two groups that address issues of homelessness, early childhood education and how to organize around anti-poverty activism, released a national action plan to address income insecurity among Canadians. 

"It is never acceptable for a rich country to do nothing about poverty, and now is certainly not the time," said Canada Without Poverty's Executive Director Leilani Farha in a press release.



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| January 5, 2015

Out of the Cold program closures in Waterloo region

August 25, 2014
| Brayden, an organizer with Kitchener's Alliance Against Poverty, speaks about the Out of the Cold shelter and food program now that a fourth host site has backed out.
Length: 17:06 minutes (15.66 MB)
June 27, 2014 |
Collective wealth comes from the taxes we all should pay. Tax havens, tax avoidance and regressive tax systems have steadily eroded this collective wealth. This has to stop.
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