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Latest Media and Policy News


Ontario Budget 2012

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Carol Goar column: Requiem for a Caring Province

Freeze to social assistance rates and OW health benefit cuts will hurt people with HIV/AIDS

Fred Hahn letter in the Ottawa Citizen

Parents decry lack of child care funding


Eugene Lang says this was a progressive budget


The Spec says some things just don't make sense

NOW reports on critical responses
 

Federal Budget 2012

The Star: Ottawa axes National Council of Welfare

Northumberland View: Cut to NCW will hurt low-income Canadians

Globe: Tory war on information

Rabble blog: Small minded budget

Poverty and the Economy

The hidden homeless: newcomers to Canada

Column in the Huffington Post Canada says "helping the weakest and most vulnerable rise up out of poverty and homelessness is both morally right and makes fiscal sense".



Social Assistance Review

Hamilton activists say it's nowhere near bold enough

Op Ed in The Spec

Disappointment in Sudbury
 

Action on Poverty Around the Country

Vibrant Canada blog: Ottawa and Poverty Reduction: What's Happening

Action to End Poverty in Alberta - column


Letter on Poverty Reduction in Alberta

Poverty Reduction in Grande Prairie, Alberta

More from Grande Prairie


Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative

Revelstoke, BC, planning for poverty reduction

PovNet goes to Revelstoke


Other

Program and benefit changes having dire consequences in Britain



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Jennefer Laidley
Policy & Research Analyst
Income Security Advocacy Centre
Email: laidleyj@lao.on.ca

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