Poverty Reduction Strategy Under the Budget Bill

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Poverty Reduction Strategy Under the Budget Bill

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – June 3, 2019:

Senators examine the measure in the 2019 budget bill (C-97) that enacts Canada’s first poverty reduction strategy, which was released in 2018.

The witnesses are Heather Sheehy and Hugues Vaillancourt (Employment and Social Development Canada), Avvy Yao-Yao Go (Colour of Poverty-Colour of Change), Michèle Biss (Canada Without Poverty), Darlene O’Leary (Citizens for Public Justice), and Nora Spinks (Vanier Institute of the Family).