child poverty

May 19, 2016
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Manitoba ranks highest for Indigenous child poverty

Cora Morgan
A new study out Tuesday finds that Manitoba has the highest number of on-reserve First Nations children in poverty in the country. This number is rising and the situation is getting worse.
Oct 16, 2015

No real improvement on poverty in Canada

Darlene O'Leary
"On the Margins" shows the far-reaching impact of poverty, hitting communities across Canada. Remember that when you go and vote.
Jun 17, 2015
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Manitoba Conservatives open the door to privatization

Molly McCracken
Social service schemes announced this week by the Manitoba Progressive Conservatives to encourage private child care and introduce Social Impact Bonds soften the ground towards privatization.
May 14, 2015
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Springing to action on child care across Canada

Dominique Arbez
On Wednesday May 13, child-care advocates from across Canada joined together to call for a universally accessible, quality and comprehensive child-care system.
Oct 31, 2013
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We Day sidesteps the real issues of child poverty

Molly McCracken
Organized by social enterpreneurs Mark and Craig Kielburger, "We Day" raised $15 million in Canada last year. But where does this leave Manitoba, with our shamefully high child poverty rates?


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