Here’s what Canada’s first national anti-poverty plan needs
By Darlene O'Leary, Liz MajicJuly 18, 2018
The time is long overdue for Canada to eliminate poverty.
The federal government is set to launch the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy (CPRS) in the next few weeks. For anti-poverty groups awaiting the release of the country’s first national plan to address poverty, it is a momentous occasion and the result of years of tireless work. For the 4.8 million people living in poverty in Canada, it is a sign of hope a long time in the making.