Entries by Megan Yarema from 06/2012

Parliamentarians Want Action on Poverty

| Posted 06.22.2012 | Canada Politics

Poverty costs society in terms of lost human capital and money spent on health care, criminal justice systems, and other social services. It is also a violation of economic and social rights and is an affront to dignity. Change requires action, and last week members of the federal government came together to demand just that.