It is a truth universally acknowledged that a society with dizzying rates of impoverished peoples is in need of a plan to address the multitude of economic/social issues that caused them to get trapped in the cyclical system in the first place.
And doing this will save us money. No, not just a couple million. Watch the video below from Iglika Ivanova, Senior Economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, to see the math.
BC would save something to the tune of $9 BILLION. There are no excuses. A poverty reduction plan is long overdue.
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