Adam Vasey's blog

Poverty in Canada: Experiences and Perceptions

Adam shares insights on the Angus Reid Institute’s recent study of poverty, which was released in two parts this summer, and what it had revealed about Canadians’ views on poverty.

Ontario Making Progress on Child Poverty

Discussing the recently released 2017 Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Report, and the encouraging news on child poverty and housing in Ontario.

Reflections on Cities Reducing Poverty: When Mayors Lead

The anti-poverty movement in Canada is strong and growing. The sense of both urgency and possibility were palpable during my three days in Edmonton for the Cities Reducing Poverty: When Mayors Lead Summit. Perhaps the most significant shift, when I compare this event to those of past years, is that poverty elimination is no longer a taboo subject.