Snakes and Ladders

"An effective social safety net must address both aspects of poverty, as well as the fact that poor people are not a homogeneous group that can be fitted with a one-size-fits-all solution." Social policy in Canada should go further to address the needs of Canada's poorest, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, titled Snakes and Ladders: A Policy Brief on Poverty Dynamics (in PDF).