A weekly roundup of news and ideas about Poverty Reduction in Canada
A weekly blog for members of Vibrant Communities Canada - Cities Reducing Poverty and others who are involved in moving the needle on poverty in Canada
Work should lift all Canadians out of poverty. An Op-Ed piece about the value of living wage in addressing child poverty.
A Canadian Living Wage Framework
A Canadian Living Wage Framework - a way to calculate a living wage in your community that is consistent with all other communities across Canada.
A weekly roundup of news and ideas
A weekly blog with news, resources, and updates for Vibrant Communities Canada - Cities Reducing Poverty.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Robert White
A paper commissioned by the CCPA about corporate social responsibility and living wage policy.
Living Wage campaigns across the country are gaining momentum. The best way to combat child poverty is to pay mom and dad a living wage!
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Kayte Lawton and Matthew Pennycook
A 2013 report from the UK on the challenges and opportunities of the living wage.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: David Neumark
A paper that provides updated evidence in regards to living wage laws in the US as pointing to modest reductions in urban poverty.
On December 4th, 2012 Kingston City Council passed a motion to direct staff to research the costs, benefits and implications of providing all City staff, including contracted workers and students with a living wage. The motion was brought forward by long-time city councillor, Bill Glover.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Jordan Brennan
A report about the history and current state of the living wage movement in Ontario.
Resource: Audio Seminar
Current statistics indicate that 374,000 families and 477,000 individuals that are full time wage earners are poor in Canada. The Living Wage Learning Initiative identifies and encourages communities to use community-based strategies to increase incomes of low-income residents.
Everyone working full time should not live in poverty!
How can we increase the conversation about Living Wage in Canada? The Centre for Civic Governance hosted a workshop with this focus.
Medicine Hat Poverty Research Funding
Income inequality is costing us all
Over the past two weeks Tamarack has hosted 2 tele-learning sessions focusing on the impact of poverty on citizens and communities.