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March 25, 2004
Response to the Liberals 2004 budget has been swift. From Dennis Howlett, Executive Director of NAPO (National Anti-Poverty Organization): It is a bitter pill indeed for Canada's poor, who as a...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, All of Canada
March 19, 2004
Life expectancy for First Nations and Inuit peoples in Canada is five to 10 years shorter than other Canadians and infant mortality rates among these communities is two to three times that of the...
Keywords: Article , Health, Indigenous, News, All of Canada
March 19, 2004
Paul Martin promised anti-poverty activists that he would put forward a housing releif plan as part of his party's platform upon entering the next election. Although he wouldn't say how much he would...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
March 19, 2004
Life expectancy for First Nations and Inuit peoples in Canada is five to 10 years shorter than other Canadians and infant mortality rates among these communities is two to three times that of the...
Keywords: Article , Health, Indigenous, News, All of Canada
March 15, 2004
Statistics Canada has released the low income cutoffs (LICOs) for 2003 and low income measures (LIMs) for 2001, before and after tax. LICOs are income thresholds, determined by analysing family...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, News, All of Canada
March 15, 2004
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released its 10th annual Alternative Federal Budget 2004: Rebuilding the Foundations. The budget offers an alternative way of accounting for our tax...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, All of Canada
January 11, 2004
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) is releasing a series of ten technical papers to accompany the 2004 Alternative Federal Budget. "...the overall economic record is more flawed when...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
January 11, 2004
"This document provides a review of, and framework for understanding, disability definitions in key Government of Canada initiatives. Overall, the report illustrates and seeks to clarify the complex...
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, All of Canada
January 5, 2004
While many diverse views were represented, all agreed that the current welfare system fails to offer low-income Canadians dignity and the means necessary to have an acceptable quality of life, and...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, All of Canada
November 25, 2003
It's estimated more than one million Canadian children are living in poverty. The percentage is highest in Manitoba, where more than 22.5 per cent of children live below the poverty line. See a news...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
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