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Moving towards a poverty reduction strategy

February 14, 2017

Campaign 2000 welcomes today’s announcement of the consultation process for the development of the Canadian-Poverty Reduction Strategy (C-PRS). Government commitments to a broad public consultation and to appoint a Ministerial advisory committee are important steps forward in the battle against poverty in Canada. “Today, the Minister outlined the importance of a federal vision to guide… Continue reading Moving towards a poverty reduction strategy

Early years crucial to a child’s life

Ask the experts: what happens when children don't get the best start in life.

February 3, 2017

With one in five children living in poverty in Canada, Imagine A City’s Ask the Expert blog focuses on the impact and lasting effects of childhood poverty. “The early years are the most important time in our life for brain development, learning, behaviour and health. These years are crucial to a child’s future wellbeing, self-esteem… Continue reading Early years crucial to a child’s life

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