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20/20: A Clear Vision for Winnipeg

Sub Title: 
2010 Alternative Municipal Budget
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Release Date: 
Thursday, September 9, 2010
Attached Document Title: 
20/20: A Clear Vision for Winnipeg: 2010 Alternative Municipal Budget
Number of pages in documents: 
53 pages
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The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba is pleased to present its 2010 Alternative Municipal Budget. This budget shows how to fiscally balance a budget while meeting the needs and dreams of Winnipeggers.

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The Problem of Poverty Post-Recession

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Release Date: 
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Attached Document Title: 
The Problem of Poverty Post-Recession
Number of pages in documents: 
7 pages
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Every recession ushers in a rising tide of poverty. As jobless and underemployed
people struggle to make ends meet, the nouveau poor swell the ranks of the déjà poor.

The most recent statistical update on incomes in Canada was released in June,
telling us that in 2008, as the nation headed into a brutal recession, there were just
over 3 million Canadians living in poverty in this country using the standard meas-
ure, Statistic Canada’s after-tax low-income cut-off (LICO).