EGGLETON: Even with all the social supports in place, the resulting income is often only enough to maintain a family in poverty
OGILVIE, EGGLETON: Ban advertising of unhealthy foods to kids, tax sugary drinks, revamp food guide, prohibit use of trans fats
EGGLETON: The cold hard truth is that the political parties don’t believe poverty wins elections
EGGLETON: 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness in the course of a year and 1.6 million more are at risk of losing their homes
EGGLETON: Unfortunately, the CBC’s ability to meet consumer demands is severely challenged by a lack of funding
OGILVIE and EGGLETON: Senate report calls for more transparency and openness
EGGLETON: Poverty degrades our economy, and changes the nature of our cities and the cohesion of our society.
1.3 million Canadians are unemployed, youth unemployment is persistently high and 3 million people live in poverty.