Feb 20, 2018
By Michael Kramer
And Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos adds that a key message from the thousands of Canadians who took part in consultations on the plan – pressed the need to make it more affordable to pay the rent and buy healthy food.
The Liberals have promised a poverty reduction strategy before the end of their mandate.
The just released report comes a week before the federal budget – and provides a high-level overview of what the government heard during consultations last year on tackling poverty – it also provides the broad strokes of what the Liberals are likely to include in the plan – when it’s finally revealed.