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Canada needs to move beyond fossilized thinking on oil pipelines

For quite some time, we’ve been subject to a highly distorted debate over Canada’s energy future, as few politicians are willing to question the orthodoxy that pipelines are somehow a vital end in themselves (rather than needing to be evaluated and approved or rejected on their merits). 608 more words

Columnists

Number of working poor in Metro Vancouver on the rise: Report

Thousands of people in Metro Vancouver, with full-time jobs, are still living below the poverty line according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 350 more words

Economy

DNV sees 13% poverty increase since 2006

Poverty in the Lower Mainland? A lot of people might think it is all in the downtown eastside but today’s new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), the United Way and the Poverty Reduction Coalition shows a different picture and a surprising part of that picture is in the District of North Vancouver. 274 more words

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A possible way out of our poverty problem

This week, David Macdonald and Daniel Wilson of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a study that puts some hard — and worsening — numbers behind the all-too-familiar reality of poverty among indigenous children. 613 more words

Columnists

Marc Lee: Public control of real estate is answer to affordability

Metro Vancouver’s housing market is broken. While most of the attention has been on the soaring price of housing, there is also a crisis in the rental market and the complete absence of any secure housing for the most needy. 704 more words

Opinion

Poverty rates for First Nation children on Saskatchewan reserves second-highest in Canada

OTTAWA — Indigenous children in Canada are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than non-aboriginal kids, according to new findings released Tuesday by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 484 more words

Local News

Study says 60% of First Nation children on reserve live in poverty

OTTAWA — Indigenous children in Canada are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than non-aboriginal kids, according to new findings released Tuesday by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 508 more words

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