A Poverty Reduction Plan for BC

"This report:

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)."

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