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Canada Says It's Reached Record-Low Poverty. Experts Say There's More to the Story.

Global Citizen 

Darlene O’Leary, socio-economic policy analyst for Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ), agrees that the current MBM provides somewhat of a distorted look at poverty in Canada.

“The data is encouraging — however, it’s incomplete,” she told Global Citizen.

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Poverty fight a long way from over, activists warn

The Catholic Register

Too many people still live below the poverty line, said Darlene O’Leary, social policy analyst with Citizens for Public Justice.

“There are still millions living in poverty,” said O’Leary, and the idea that we need to wait until 2030 to see dramatic results (a 50-per-cent reduction in poverty as per goals of the federal government’s poverty-reduction strategy released in August), “That’s a long time to wait.”

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How to start making change: An introduction to lobbying for the causes you care about

CBC News

How to start making change: An introduction to lobbying for the causes you care about.

Ottawa public policy organization Citizens for Public Justice says that letters and emails count the same, but that phone calls can be more influential. 

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