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Colour of Poverty: Looking Back on Ten Years

Colour of Poverty: Looking Back on Ten Years

The Colour of Poverty Campaign started as a result of a book written by Grace-Edward Galabuzi who was a professor at Ryerson University, and he wrote a book called “Canada’s Economic Apartheid”. The book was groundbreaking in the sense that although I’m sure a lot of people knew anecdotally at the time, that racialized communities …

Rio Almendares, Cuba: A life of poverty under the bridge

Rio Almendares, Cuba: A life of poverty under the bridge

The access to the Internet in Cuba is scarce and expensive. The assertion comes from the Island with the statements of citizens who pay high prices and risks for connection to information. Cubans have been denied access to the Internet for many years; in spite of the fact that it is provided to foreigners and …

SIPP Webinar Series: Assets, Income, and Poverty

SIPP Webinar Series: Assets, Income, and Poverty

Coordinator: Thank you for standing by. I’d like to inform all participants that your lines are on a listen-only mode until the question-and-answer session of today’s call. Today’s call is also being recorded. If there are any objections, you may disconnect at this time. I will now turn the call over to Ms. Deborah Rivera. …