poverty

Blog
Aug 8, 2012
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Youth, money and declining faith in capitalism

Karen Foster
"Young people want to retire early and spend, too." That's the main finding of a survey commissioned by the Bank of Montreal, released last week in newspapers across the country.
Blog
Jul 23, 2012
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The case for exempting child support from welfare

Kendra Milne
Based on recent announcements, it seems that the Ministry of Social Development is in the mood to address some of the long-standing problems within B.C.'s welfare system.
Podcast
Jun 22, 2012
Redeye

Evaluating recent changes to the B.C. welfare system

Redeye
On June 11, the B.C. government announced a host of welfare policy changes. While anti-poverty activists celebrate some of the changes, they condemn the government for failing to increase rates.

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