Editorial: Province needs poverty strategy


Editorial from the Times Colonist calling for a Provincial poverty strategy.

Many of Victoria’s poor are hidden from view, and to help them, we have to bring their problems into the light. Over five days, the Times Colonist’s Sarah Petrescu did that with her series Hidden Poverty. She showed us the faces of those who struggle, delved into the causes and examined some solutions. While we often equate poverty with the homeless who are visible on downtown streets, the problem extends further, into shelters and rooms where people are barely hanging on. For them, homelessness could be only a few dollars away.

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Source: Times Colonist

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