January 24, 2014

For information on the Ontario Common Front, check out their website: http://ofl.ca/index.php/tag/ontario-common-front/

January 23, 2014

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January 2014

Alliance Against Poverty is a grassroots group based in Kitchener-Waterloo. We work for the eradication of poverty through political action and advocacy. We do not seek or accept any...

January 22, 2014

Most Grand River Transit passengers have low incomes and any fare increase is "a reprehensible assault on our most vulnerable citizens," Oz Cole-Arnal said.

"We shouldn't be making their lives more difficult," Eleanor Grant said. Grant and Cole-Arnal belong to a grassro...

January 15, 2014

Get ready to jam the phone-lines on January 14th! Province-wide call-in day to Premier Kathleen Wynne! Find out more at http://raisetheminimumwage.ca/

The Campaign to Raise the Minimum Wage is coordinated by ACORN, Freedom 90, Mennonite New Life Centre, OCAP, Ontario Ca...

January 10, 2014

Oscar Cole-Arnal is a member of a local anti-poverty group that gave all four major parties a low score in terms of addressing poverty.

His group, Alliance Against Poverty, gave grades ranging from a high of C-plus for the New Democratic Party to a low of F for the Gree...

January 10, 2014

"People are becoming poorer faster than your commendable efforts to help them," said Richard Walsh from the Alliance Against Poverty.

He asked council to expand benefits to help the more than 50,000 people in Waterloo Region who are low income.

"Don't nickel and dime the...

January 7, 2014

On January 7, 2014, Alliance Against Poverty presented their critique of the Waterloo Region Budget. You can read the text below and you can watch the presentation here (AAP is the first presentation): http://view.earthchannel.com/PlayerController.aspx?&PGD=waterlooonc...

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