High hopes for federal action to end child poverty

High hopes for federal action to end child poverty Laurie Monsebraaten Nov 24 2015 Canadians have elected a government that appears ready to tackle child poverty with a list of progressive measures, including a new national benefit that could lift… Continue Reading

National Household Survey 2011: Ontario making progress fighting poverty

National Household Survey 2011: Ontario making progress fighting poverty Ontario rates of low-income suggest provincial efforts to reduce poverty are paying off. Laurie Monsebraaten Sep 11 2013 Dawnmarie Harriott was on welfare and living in a downtown Toronto rooming house… Continue Reading

Porter: Linda Chamberlain’s job was making her broke

Porter: Linda Chamberlain’s job was making her broke CATHERINE PORTER Nov 19 2010 Linda Chamberlain left her dream job because it was making her broke. She’s richer earning nothing, living in her subsidized apartment and getting monthly disability cheques from… Continue Reading