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Michele Biss | It's a time for change here in Ottawa -- and it's happening faster than anyone expected.
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Leilani Farha | By committing to assist refugees the government will be given an opportunity to solve poverty within our borders as well.
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Krystalline Kraus | OCAP and its allies occupied Canada's busiest intersection at noon to remind politicians that housing = dignity.
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Bill Sparks on Social Justice, Innovation and Social Change
Face2Face | Bill talks about social justice, innovation and change. Hear what he has to say about perseverance, measuring the little things and structural violence and why he believes money can be dangerous.
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CFRC hosts the 2015 Homelessness Marathon
Dan Kellar | As CKMS's 2015 Homelessness Radio Marathon Contribution, we organized a roundtable with members of KW-based Alliance Against Poverty, a grassroots community organization.
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Francella Fiallos | Citizens for Public Justice and Canada Without Poverty released a national plan on the eradication of poverty in Canada this past week, calling for more action by the federal government.
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Molly McCracken | Complex problems, like the kind of poverty that exists and persists here in Winnipeg, require multi-faceted responses. We need to build on what's working in Manitoba if we are to solve these problems.
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Grand River Media Collective, Rachel Avery | Brayden, an organizer with Kitchener's Alliance Against Poverty, speaks about the Out of the Cold shelter and food program now that a fourth host site has backed out.
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Shauna MacKinnon, Lynne Fernandez, Sara Swartz | For one week in early April, Sara Swartz, Shauna MacKinnon and Lynne Fernandez visited Medellin, Colombia to take part in the seventh World Urban Forum (WUF7).
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Shaun Loney | In many ways, our society has institutionalized poverty. In order to break with this harmful pattern, we need to consider more beneficial policies.
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H.G. Watson | A $14 minimum wage and an overhaul to Ontario's employment and labour laws are among the recommendations that will be presented to the The Premier's Council on Youth Opportunities February 27.
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Molly McCracken | Manitoba's provincial government has finally heard the community cries to increase the Employment and Income Assistance (EIA) shelter allowance rate to 75 per cent of the median market rent.