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Photo: Montréal 1958. Quartier Saint-Michel Est. Source: Philippe Du Berger/flic
Nick Falvo | Here are five things to know about pre-1964 history that set the tone for important developments in Canadian housing policy.
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Stephen Kimber | Nova Scotia Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard says she knows the province's welfare system is "broken." That's why her government announced it is forking out $2 million to consultants.
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Doreen Nicoll | Hugh Segal refers to Guaranteed Livable Income as "Quantitative easing for the common person, as opposed to big banks and car companies, which provides liquidity when required."
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Doreen Nicoll | The Income Support Program is the only program to claw back child support. So, children living with a parent on social assistance are losing their basic human right to support from both parents.
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Doreen Nicoll | On September 4, 2015, human rights lawyer Eric Letts filed a class proceeding against the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services.
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Jesse Bauman | People living on a low income need more money, but cash transfers aren't a silver bullet.
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Jesse Bauman | People living on a low income need more money, but cash transfers aren't a silver bullet.
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Jesse Bauman | People living on a low income need more money, but cash transfers aren't a silver bullet.
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Redeye Collective | In 2009, the B.C. ministry which provides social assistance implemented a major technological upgrade. Now clients face complex online forms to claim assistance and 30-minute phone waits to get help.
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Jesse Bauman | By making food literacy--or lack thereof--the basic issue or explanation for food insecurity, we risk losing sight of larger structural issues while leaning towards a dangerous kind of victim-blaming.
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Jesse Bauman | By making food literacy--or lack thereof--the basic issue or explanation for food insecurity, we risk losing sight of larger structural issues while leaning towards a dangerous kind of victim-blaming.
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Christine Saulnier | Will our governments heed the evidence of the last 25 years, re-commit themselves to ending child poverty, and most important of all, take concrete action to keep the promise this time?