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American Dreamers


For almost all his terms in office, Obama has been fighting an uphill battle to secure even the most basic of decencies for the majority of the American people. 507 more words

ART

Nova Scotia had third-highest rate of child poverty in 2014: report

Nova Scotia has the highest rate of child poverty in Atlantic Canada and the third-highest rate nationally at 22.5 per cent, according to 2014 data from a report released on Thursday. 556 more words

News

Class War

Do you think you’re safe
From the welfare war
Cloistered within your indignance wet dream
Cheering the toy soldiers
Strip searching the poor
Looking for the last of their self-esteem… 66 more words

Poetry

Report finds 20% of B.C. kids live in poverty

An advocacy group for children and youth in British Columbia says one in every five children in the province lives in poverty.

The 2016 report from… 187 more words

News

Child poverty rates in Saskatchewan higher than national average

A provincial report card on child and family poverty shows a startling number of people go without in Saskatchewan.

According to the organization “Campaign 2000,” 160,0000 people in the province were living in poverty in 2014. 424 more words

Canada

Canada Child Benefit should increase with inflation, anti-poverty group says

OTTAWA – An anti-poverty group is calling on the federal government to make a small change to its key measure to combat child poverty rates to ensure families aren’t left behind as the cost of living rises. 392 more words

Politics

Foodbank stats give lie to Tory "economic competence" - and humanity

When the SKWAWKBOX first looked at Foodbank usage statistics in 2013, it was clear that they cast a stark light on Tory claims to be a ‘one nation’ party and to any semblance of ‘economic competence’. 1,115 more words