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Announcing the Six Inaugural Recipients of the Community Climate Transitions Innovation Fund

Posted by Laura Schnurr on October 4, 2023

This resource is also available in French. Click here to access the French version.

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The Canada Disability Benefit Act Is Progress Worth Celebrating

Posted by Maytree on October 2, 2023

This blog post was written by Alan Broadbent and Elizabeth McIsaac and originally appeared on the Maytree blog on July 26, 2023. You can access the original version here. Reprinted with permission.


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BC’s Minimum Wage Hikes Address Working Poverty

Posted by Jill Zacharias on September 12, 2023

Minimum wage increase tied to inflation, significantly impacting working poor. 

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Accelerating Community Innovation: The Role of the Field Catalyst

Posted by Sylvia Cheuy on September 5, 2023

Discover the unique but important role that Field Catalysts – like Tamarack – play in accelerating and amplifying community innovation. 

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Reflections from the Ground: Participatory Grantmaking in My Community

Posted by Tamarack Institute on September 1, 2023

Nestled within the Peel region, a unique grantmaking initiative unfolded as the Tamarack Institute embarked on a transformative mission. This project meaningfully engaged local wisdom and was co-created by the Peel community.   

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Canada Needs a Rights-Based Approach to Anti-Poverty Strategies

Posted by Canada Without Poverty on September 1, 2023

Poverty rates in 2022 are estimated to be potentially double what Statistics Canada reports.

Canada Without Poverty has released Poverty Progress Profiles 2022 whose key message is that no benefit, social assistance program, or minimum wage rate in Canada is enough to provide people with sufficient money for everyday expenses. These include necessities like rent, nutritious food, childcare, transportation, and medications. In addition, no inflation benefit provides people with any lasting or adequate relief during this cost-of-living crisis in 2022.  

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