poverty

Podcast
Jun 13, 2016

New data reveals depth of poverty on reserve

Redeye
A new study using data from the National Household Survey shows 60% of Indigenous children on reserve live below the poverty line. We speak with Mary Teegee of the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society.
Podcast
Apr 11, 2016
Rules Are For The Poor… Suckers!

Rules are for the poor… suckers!

Green Majority Radio
The Panama Papers scandal is all over the news, but what are the implications for the environment, and possibly more importantly why does no one seem surprised?
Podcast
Mar 17, 2016

Renewed interest in idea of guaranteed annual income

Redeye
For a short period of time in the 1970s, the government of Manitoba gave the people of Dauphin a guaranteed annual income. The results were remarkable. Now this idea is being talked about again.
Blog
Feb 29, 2016
Canadian organizations and Indigenous groups have our last chance to discuss con

The 'right' time to act on poverty

Michele Biss
Michele Biss, CWP's Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator recaps the biggest issues faced by Canada during the #CESCR2016.

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