Learn More and Take Action — BC is one of the last provinces left without a poverty reduction plan.
A poverty reduction plan is a comprehensive and effective strategy that addresses the root causes of poverty.
We need a long-term solution for the crisis of poverty that we are facing as a province. We need a legislated poverty reduction plan with targets and timelines that includes specific policy actions:
- Raise income assistance rates
- Raise the minimum wage
- Improve food security
- Build more social housing
- Provide universal child care
- Support training and education
- Enhance community health care
Get informed and energized about making poverty reduction an election issue. Listen to community experts on the pillars of a poverty reduction plan, the cost of poverty, the impact of community events, and how to take action in this critical time.
Join the Election Campaign!
Now is the time to ask all your local MLA candidates: Where is BC’s Poverty Reduction Plan?