Entries by Clare Pugh

Nikki Macdonald with the Liberal Party responds:

Nikki Macdonald, with the Liberal Party, responds to the DSP 2019 Election Debate questions. 1) If elected will your party support the current federally legislated poverty reduction strategy?  The Liberal government is committed to act as a leader and full partner in the fight against poverty. We have already taken significant action to help Canadians […]

Jordan Reichert with the Animal Protection Party responds:

Jordan Reichert, with the Animal Protection Party, responds to the DSP 2019 Election Debate questions. 1) If elected will your party support the current federally legislated poverty reduction strategy? Yes, the APPC will support and continue to improve upon the poverty reduction strategy a) How will your party ensure that the new ‘Official Poverty Line’ […]

Laurel Collins with the NDP Party responds:

Laurel Collins, with the NDP Party, responds to the DSP 2019 Election Debate questions: 1) If elected will your party support the current federally legislated poverty reduction strategy? We need to have the courage to build a Canada without poverty. A Canada where no one is left behind and people know they can access the […]

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