Today’s news includes articles about poverty, access to education, and youth, from various news sources including the Globe and Mail, the Sackville Tribune Post, and the Toronto Star.
Is the fix for poverty as simple as a cheque in the mail? NOW Magazine. March 7, 2016
Duclos told the Globe and Mail last month that he’s interested in making basic income a part of his poverty-reduction mandate. There’s an economic …
Low-income families struggle to feed their kids healthy foods as prices rise. Globe and Mail. February 19, 2016
Rising grocery prices in Canada have renewed calls for a national food policy as concerns over the number of Canadians living in so-called food-insecure households grows.
ACCESS TO EDUCATION
Mount Allison set to host second indigenous conference. Sackville Tribune Post. March 7, 2016
Indigenous author Blair Stonechild will read from his book, The New Buffalo: The Struggle for Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education in Canada on …
Guidance counsellors ‘missing completely’ from most elementary schools: Report. Toronto Star. March 7, 2016
Guidance counsellors are non-existent in most Ontario elementary schools at a time when they are supposed to be helping with mental health and other key initiatives for students…
2016 Youth Transitions Survey: Early Results. Fostering Change initiative, Vancouver Foundation. March 2016
Fostering Change is pleased to release early results from our 2016 Youth Transitions Survey – a public opinion survey of perceptions among British Columbians towards youth in and from government care.
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