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Poverty Kills: CWP on CTV commenting on CMA report
09-13-13
Leilani Farha, CWP’s Executive Director, was interviewed on CTV’s PM Express in July following the release of the Canadian Medial Association report that explicitly connects poverty to poor health and early death. As a result of cross-Canada consultations on the social determinants of health, the CMA has concluded that to improve health four main areas […]
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New Sesame Street Muppet Lives in Poverty
10-11-11
On Sunday the famed children’s TV show Sesame Street introduced audiences to it’s newest neighbourhood cast member, Lily.  What makes Lily special is that she is a child struggling with hunger because she lives in poverty.  She, like many other North American individuals and families, have been hit by the economic recession and find themselves […]
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