A Poverty Reduction Plan for BC
Outlines the essential elements of a meaningful poverty reduction plan;•
Looks at the emergence of poverty reduction strategies in other jurisdictions;
Includes the latest poverty statistics for BC (showing those groups for • whom poverty is most acute);
Proposes concrete targets and timelines for BC, as well as accountability • mechanisms; and
Outlines a large package of policies and programs that should be part of a • comprehensive poverty reduction strategy, highlighting priority items for immediate action (and where possible, costing these recommendations)."