New report calls for a renewed poverty reduction plan


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Given that the policy landscape has changed since 2009, and that the province will be required by legislation to update its poverty reduction strategy in 2017, community advocates believe that now is the time to renew The View from Here 2009. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba and the Canadian Community Economic Development Network – Manitoba (CCEDNet-Manitoba) today released a renewed package of policy recommenda­tions in its the view from here 2015 report that should be included in Manitoba’s updated strategy to ensure it takes a comprehensive and long-term approach to poverty reduction and social inclusion.