Living Wage Week is an annual nationwide event to increase awareness and dialogue about the need for wages that can help lift people out of poverty and improve their quality of life.
I'm Taking Part in the Welfare Food Challenge 2016. I will blog about what it is like to live on $18 worth of groceries for the week.
The Matched Savings project will begin this Fall and serve youth aging out of care. In its third year, this project is funded by and in partnership with Coast Capital Savings.
Alison Homer has moved on from Vibrant Abbotsford after 3 1/2 years as Director.
In 2010, PCRS was one of the first employers in Metro Vancouver to adopt the living wage, advocating that paying a living wage serves as a strategic solution to BC’s rising poverty rate. This week, they have been recognized as the fourth certified Living Wage employer in the Fraser Valley.
Here are some of the major takeaways from the "Poverty Reduction Summit: Every city, province and territory working together," held in Ottawa, May 6-8th, 2015.