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Child poverty, it will take 54 years to eliminate it

TORONTO – Fifty-four years. At the current rate of improvement, it will take fifty-four years, according to Campaign 2000, to end child poverty. The alarm was raised by the movement which is a non-partisan network of 120 national, provincial and community partner organizations committed to working together to end the poverty of children and families: the new Campaign 2000 report found that more than 1.3 million Canadian children, or 17.7%, live below the poverty threshold indicated by Statistics Canada. “This is a fairly significant number of children who suffer from the damage caused by missed meals, not having suitable clothes and the absence of parents working for many hours,” said Leila Sarangi, national director of Campaign 2000. (more…)

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Freeland says Corona pandemic provides an opportunity for ‘national child care’

Chrystia Freeland Official Portrait/ Portrait officiel
Ottawa, ONTARIO, Canada on 20 November, 2019.
© HOC-CDC
Credit: Mélanie Provencher, House of Commons Photo Services

Toronto, April 9: Yesterday, Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a conversation with former Minister Ken Dryden that the current government’s corona recovery plan has provided an opportunity to fulfill a long-standing commitment to ‘child care’. (more…)

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Harold W. Stevens, the Canadian soldier
who saved a five-day-old Italian child

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Often the best stories start by chance. Maybe due to a series of coincidences, a chance encounter, an intuition. (more…)

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LeBlanc says Canadians should prioritize “child care” in their budget

Inter Government MInister Dominic LeBlanc with courtesy of Canadian House of Commons

Toronto, April 12: Dominic LeBlanc, Canada’s Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, said safe early education and child care is an “economic imperative”. It also makes sense to consider the principle of universal basic income. He made the remarks in an interview with CBS Television’s Chief Political Correspondent Rosemary Burton on Sunday. (more…)


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