community development

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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.
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Oct 14, 2015
Photo: AJ Batac/flickr

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 22, 2015
Photo: Lawrence Plug/Spacing Magazine/flickr

The rise of 'development by exception' in Halifax

Stephen Kimber
There are a number of community-changing developments approved, proposed or soon-to-be proposed in the city of Halifax. Are these types of developments the new normal?
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Aug 19, 2015
Photo: PolicyFix blog

Fresh Food Fuels Change: An innovative pilot evaluation

Mihiri Witharana
Joyce Slater
While having adequate income is the best solution to food insecurity, community-based educational programs that increase life skills, including food skills, can be part of an overall solution.
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May 12, 2015

Neoliberalism's attack on Canada's nurses

Cathy Crowe
Nursing as a whole needs to wake up from its obsession with professionalization to equip young nurses with skills like political literacy for the real world.
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May 11, 2015
Two nurses with a baby in the nursery at Toronto East General and Orthopaedic Ho

Where have all the nurses gone?

Cathy Crowe
While RN jobs continue to disappear, nursing as a whole needs to wake up from its obsession with professionalization to equip young nurses with skills like political literacy for the real world.
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Apr 15, 2015
Photo: Chris Yakimov/flickr

This changes B.C.: A conversation on climate justice

Marc Lee
In February and March, the Climate Justice Project hosted "This Changes BC: A Conversation on Climate Justice," bringing together citizens to talk about climate solutions in the province.

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