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Doreen Nicoll | Campaign 2000 believes it's time to think beyond standard fiscal fixes and bank bailouts. Instead, they are calling for social solidarity, government leadership, and non-partisan co-operation.
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Ed Finn | A new report is just the latest account detailing the extent of child poverty and dereliction that has blemished this country's image for a very long time.
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Janis Irwin with Brian Mason in 2017 (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Thanks to previous Alberta NDP leaders Brian Mason, Pam Barrett and Ray Martin, Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood is one of the safer ridings for the NDP in Alberta.
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Ed Finn | The prospect of saving billions in the future by spending more to alleviate child poverty today doesn’t appeal to conservative corporate CEOs or their political minions.
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David Macdonald | It's 2016 and Canada is a long way from ending poverty, but three promising developments are about to lift almost half a million people above the poverty line.
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Cora Morgan | A new study out Tuesday finds that Manitoba has the highest number of on-reserve First Nations children in poverty in the country. This number is rising and the situation is getting worse.
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Teuila Fuatai | New BCTF president Glen Hansman discusses what's ahead including addressing gender inequality, lack of education funding in B.C. and the child poverty problem.
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Lizanne Foster | My friends have a lot on their minds lately. Getting rid of a government that cares more about what corporations want than what BC citizens need is at the top of that list.
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Doreen Nicoll | Ending child poverty means ending poverty in Canada. To be effective, the entire family needs to live well enough above an established poverty line.
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Darlene O'Leary | "On the Margins" shows the far-reaching impact of poverty, hitting communities across Canada. Remember that when you go and vote.
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David Macdonald | Our political parties could and should work harder to ensure that Indigenous children grow up in happier and healthier conditions and have the relevant education and opportunities they need.
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Kaylie Tiessen | Most provinces and territories have been taking steps to do their part. It's time the federal government did the same. Poverty reduction deserves full consideration during this year's election.