Budget Cuts Poverty

Canada's Poor Have Just Become Poorer

Megan Yarema | Posted 06.28.2012 | Canada Politics
Megan Yarema

The shock of the 2012 federal budget is just setting in, but the repercussions will be felt for years to come. A particularly unsettling decision was to dismantle the National Council of Welfare (NCW). What other organization has the resources to produce an annual, detailed analysis of social assistance, as well as regular reports on the root causes of poverty?