B.C. Poverty Reduction Coalition demands politicians reveal poverty plans

Vancouver Courier March 21, 2013

With a provincial election looming, a broad-based coalition of advocates from sectors including health care, welfare and child care is challenging the province’s four mainstream parties to outline a “poverty reduction plan” for B.C. before voters go to the polls in May.

The B.C. Poverty Reduction Coalition, which says it represents more than 375 organizations in the province, issued its challenge Tuesday and requested the Liberals, NDP, Conservatives and Green Party address seven policy areas with legislated targets and timelines. Read more

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