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February 5, 2008

New Brunswick Child and Youth Advocate, Richard, makes recommendations for child protection services. Child Protection workers across Canada have already identified these issues from their own experiences. Now governments need to act!

October 1, 2007

As in Ontario, Manitoba's social assistance rates are not keeping up with the cost of living. In Manitoba 60,000 people use employment and income assistance (EIA) as their major source of income. This assistance program as well as the shelter assistance has not kept pace with inflation.

September 27, 2007

A broad coalition of community organizations and poverty groups have formed to address the ever-worsening poverty in Ontario.

May 27, 2007

Labour has long complained that Ottawa is diverting billions in premiums collected from ordinary workers

May 9, 2007

Events scheduled in London, Kingston and Thunder Bay

March 9, 2007

After accusing Liberals of using Employment Insurance fund as a 'partisan piggy bank', Harper Conservatives are now doing the same thing.