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Molly McCracken | Addressing poverty requires more revenue directed at reducing poverty, not less. This is why reducing tax revenue through the Basic Personal Exemption in the name of poverty is particularly insidious.
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Lynda Trono | Eight faith traditions have formed Hunger Free Manitoba to bring attention to the difficulties facing Manitoba's most vulnerable citizens.
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rabbleTV | People living on low income struggle to figure out how to pay for single TTC fares as well as monthly passes. Toronto should join other cities in providing a low-income pass.
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Trish Hennessy | What should "pressing the reset button" look like for a government that is mid-term, purporting to be "activist" in its approach and less than two years away from a general election?
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Nick Falvo | Canada's federal government has begun national consultations on the development of a "national housing strategy." The government is expected to release a report Nov. 22, which is National Housing Day.
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Tom Cooper | The Ontario government has announced some modest reforms to lower the outrageous interest rates charged to customers of payday loan companies. It's a step in the right direction, but is it enough?
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Sadie McInnes | It's time we pay attention to the unique experience of homeless women, and also take into account other identity-based barriers to housing and services that women face.
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Nick Falvo | From time to time, voluntary sector leaders and advocates come up with ideas for new spending and new social programs. Here are 10 things to know about presenting those ideas to central agencies.
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Nick Falvo | On May 4, 2016, approximately 40 people attended the First Annual Canadian Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative. Here are 10 things to know about the event.
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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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Josh Brandon, Molly McCracken | Social enterprises fill an important gap in Manitoba's economy for those struggling to enter the workforce.
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Molly McCracken | The recently elected Progressive Conservative (PC) party in Manitoba ran on a call for change. While there are many policy areas to monitor, here are four to watch as they begin their mandate.