Poverty reduction

Alberta Living Wage Network recently released the living wage for 12 Alberta communities. (Black Press File Photo)

Red Deer closer to providing a living wage compared to other Alberta communities

‘No matter how you slice it, the minimum wage doesn’t cut it in the vast majority of places in the province’

 

Jimmy Moberly and Jason Steele at The Hub on Ross helped hand out Chew on This! lunch bags on Thursday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Chew on This! campaign returns to Red Deer

850,000 Canadians visit a food bank each month

 

Monica Morrison, left, and Tammy Rogers of the Central Alberta Poverty Reduction Alliance. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

All Red Deerians invited to help fight poverty at May 22 meeting

An action plan needs input from businesses, schools, individuals, says poverty reduction group

 

Liberals’ bump in child benefits fuels poverty rate drop, Statistics Canada says

Liberals’ bump in child benefits fuels poverty rate drop, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — Fewer Canadians are living under the official poverty line than…

Liberals’ bump in child benefits fuels poverty rate drop, Statistics Canada says
Liberals pressed on anti-poverty plan as report details child poverty rates

Liberals pressed on anti-poverty plan as report details child poverty rates

OTTAWA — Anti-poverty groups are raising the stakes on the Liberal government’s…

Liberals pressed on anti-poverty plan as report details child poverty rates

Red Deer exercise helps with understanding low-income life

Poverty reduction group creating awareness