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Nov 4, 2021

We have covered a lot of ground in the past 10 episodes of The 2030 Project. We dove into the Federal Poverty Reduction Strategy and asked "What works, what doesn't work?" We explored the unintended obstacles in a support system that is intended to help those in need. We dealt with the issues of stigma and...


Oct 28, 2021

Over the past 9 episodes, we’ve framed our discussion around Canada’s Federal Poverty Reduction Strategy that’s based on three foundational pillars.

DIGNITY

OPPORTUNITY and INCLUSION

And...

RESILIENCE AND SECURITY.

And it’s on the final pillar where we focus this Roundtable episode of The 2030...


Oct 21, 2021

In this episode…we get to the chicken and egg dilemma in the efforts to reduce poverty in this country.

We’ve already talked about the current programs that have been successful at raising the more vulnerable Canadians out of poverty. So, there are best practices we can build upon.

But there are two chronic issues...


Oct 14, 2021

In this episode, we explore the need to address social infrastructure, which includes everything from universal daycare to high-speed internet access; from food nutrition to Peppa Pig. The argument is, it’s necessary to broaden our definition in order to create a foundation for a future that provides resilience, not...


Oct 7, 2021

Over the past number of episodes, we’ve heard from front line workers and social assistance recipients who will tell you there are programs in place right now that are successfully reducing poverty rates in some demographics across Canada.

But they have universally told us, it’s not enough. If we’re going to have...