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As provinces hand out cash, advocates say inflation help should be more targeted
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As provinces hand out cash, advocates say inflation help should be more targeted

2022 October 10–As provincial governments hand out one-time cash payments to help residents cope with inflation, anti-poverty advocates say the efforts are a missed opportunity to help those most in need. Doug Pawson, the executive director of Newfoundland-based anti-poverty group End Homelessness St. John’s, says that while every dollar helps, the one-time nature of the...

Advocates say Canada should commit $1.2 billion to fight against AIDS, TB and malaria
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Advocates say Canada should commit $1.2 billion to fight against AIDS, TB and malaria

Advocacy groups working to end extreme poverty say they hope Canada will use an upcoming international AIDS conference in Montreal to commit new funding for a global organization that fights AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. But the groups say they’re worried Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria...

Sea to Sky Community Services welcomes $30K gift from Primacorp towards their Community Employment Program
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Sea to Sky Community Services welcomes $30K gift from Primacorp towards their Community Employment Program

Squamish, BC, April 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Chung family, and their organization Primacorp Ventures, have a long legacy of advocating for employment inclusivity through Joe’s Table Cafe. Following the announcement of their $30,000 gift to the Sea to Sky Community Services’ (SSCS) Community and Employment Services, an intimate cheque presentation ceremony was held...

Ontario, Quebec begin easing COVID-19 restrictions as schools reopen in the Maritimes
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Ontario, Quebec begin easing COVID-19 restrictions as schools reopen in the Maritimes

Canada’s most populous provinces are easing some COVID-19 restrictions today, while students head back to classrooms in two Maritime provinces. Ontario and Quebec have reported declines in hospitalizations related to COVID-19 in recent days and Monday marks the start of the two provinces’ gradual reopening after surging cases of the Omicron variant prompted tighter rules...

Impoverished Afghans plead for bread in front of bakeries
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Impoverished Afghans plead for bread in front of bakeries

KABUL, Afghanistan – Shekiba Sukur has been waiting for hours outside a bakery in Kabul as the impoverished Afghanistan is now grappling with cash crunch, which appears to have flown out with the exit of US forces in August after 20 years of operations. She is in queue with more than a dozen burka-clad women, waiting...