Volunteers call for forthcoming national Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy to be based in human rights and fully funded in Budget 2018.
This week we have a video blog from ChewOnThis! organizer Adam Vasey with the Downtown Mission of Windsor on how the campaign can engage people in your community to be part of the growing movement from coast-to-coast-to-coast to take national action on poverty and food insecurity.
Continue reading “Take Action on Poverty This October 17th!”
Canada has a poverty problem. 4.9 million people across Canada currently live in poverty, 1.3 million of whom are children. 235,000 people experience homelessness annually. 1 in 8 Canadian households struggle to put food on the table. Continue reading “Chew On This! Food for thought on poverty”
Last year, Finance Minister Bill Morneau declared that multiple career changes and “job churn” was the new reality that Canadians would have to get used to.
Continue reading “Un- and Under-employed: the “New Normal” of Precarious Work”