Toronto – February 27, 2016 – A new study reveals that low-income Canadians are having to reduce their spending on essential items like food and housing in order to pay for another necessity – the Internet.
Toronto – December 18, 2015 – Food banks were established over 30 years ago as a short-term solution to addressing hunger in Canada. Three decades later, more than 852,000 families turned to food banks this year as a means of putting food on the table, according to the Hunger Count 2015 report.
Ottawa – November 24, 2015 – Despite recent job gains in October, a temporary lift boosted in part by the federal elections activity, the economy is still slowly climbing out the recession, according to data released by Statistics Canada.
Ottawa – September 23, 2015 – The average tuition and other fees for Canadian undergraduates have tripled between the academic years 1993/94 and 2015/16, ranging from an increase of 35% in Newfoundland and Labrador to 248% in Ontario – according to a recent report released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).