Poverty Reduction

  • NWT Anti-poverty Strategy.  Facebook page for PovertyFreeNWT http://www.facebook.com/pages/PovertyFreeNWT/472164742815542 ; this is part of the Government of the NWT efforts it is leading to develop an NWT anti-poverty strategy.

  • Dignity for All: The campaign for a poverty-free Canada - Urgent pressure needed for passage of affordable housing bill. For more information: http://dignityforall.ca/

  • "The Cost of Poverty in BC" - a major new study by Iglika Ivanova, co-published by the Public Health Association of BC,  the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and the Social Planning and Research Council of BC. You can download the full report or a 4-page summary here: www.policyalternatives.ca/costofpovertybc. An accompanying video is also available at youtu.be/Pd_nkCi-pVo .

  • June 9th 2011 - Nick Falvo interviewed by the French language, NWT based, weekly magazine "L'Aquilon".

  • June 6th 2011- "Poverty and Inequality: Opposition Gets It but Government Doesn't" A media release from Campaign 2000 critiquing the Conservative's Federal Budget which was released June 6th 2011. Campaign 2000 is a cross-Canada public education movement to build Canadian awareness and support for the 1989 all-party House of Commons resolution to end child poverty in Canada. 

  • December 22, 2010 - The Yukon government has released two reports: the Whitehorse Housing Adequacy Study and the Dimensions of Social Inclusion and Social Exclusion in Yukon 2010 report, as part of the creation of the Yukon Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Strategy.  Both reports are available online at www.hss.gov.yk.ca.

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