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May 19, 2016
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Manitoba ranks highest for Indigenous child poverty

Cora Morgan
A new study out Tuesday finds that Manitoba has the highest number of on-reserve First Nations children in poverty in the country. This number is rising and the situation is getting worse.
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Mar 30, 2016

Who's doing what about poverty reduction in Manitoba?

Shauna MacKinnon
For Manitobans concerned about poverty, there will be much to consider when sorting through political party platforms and promises in search of a meaningful poverty reduction plan.
Blog
Dec 8, 2015
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Community plays important role in poverty reduction

Shauna MacKinnon
Alleviating poverty is a long-term proposition that requires multiple interventions. Community-based organizations are one part of the solution and they should be adequately funded to do their work.
Blog
Oct 14, 2015
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Poverty: Not present this election campaign

Jim Silver
If you're following the federal election campaign you would think that poverty in Canada has been eliminated. Yet poverty continues to be a major problem in Canada.
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Sep 30, 2015
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Ten things to know about homelessness in Canada

Nick Falvo
Efforts to enumerate persons experiencing homeless have generally been spotty, but it is reasonable to assert that homelessness in Canada saw substantial growth in the 1980s and 1990s.

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