Poverty activists will rally in Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's Ontario riding of Whitby-Ajax Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. demanding provisions to tackle poverty are included in the next budget.
Through photographs and stories Street Stories and Hope in Shadows articulate the larger context contributing to poverty and homelessness in Vancouver.
We talk with the author of a recent study looking at the impact of private security forces on homeless and under-housed Vancouver residents.
In his article published in the Ottawa Sun, Monte Solberg argues that government spending on social programs is an inefficient method of addressing poverty because they encourage laziness.
New study reveals people living in poverty in the Great Lakes basin may be experiencing an increased burden of high air pollution from industrial facilities in their communities.
The cost of poverty in Ontario is a minimum of $32 billion, and possibly as high as $38 billion per year.
In Canada’s most expensive urban area, Ontario’s minimum wage falls far short of what families need for a decent standard of living.
People from all walks of life struggle with addictions to both behaviours and substances, and few people know this better than Vancouver physician Dr. Gabor Mate.