What Can Be Done to Reduce Poverty?

Although the world has seen many changes over the centuries, including technological advancements and new trends are constantly arising wherever you might be, a considerable percentage of the world’s population is still living in poverty. In fact, billions of people around the world are considered below the poverty line level. So, what can be done to reduce this? In this article, you’ll discover how to alleviate poverty and how industrial...

Low Socioeconomic Status: Tobacco Use and Cigarette Smoking

Who is the low socioeconomic status? These are adults that are unemployed or do not have sufficient educational attainment. They are usually classified like this as those with blue-collar jobs. This category of people lives below the poverty level in the United State. According to research, this group of the U.S population is also identified to have an increased rate of tobacco usage and cigarette smoking than the general population. Adverse...

Faith Communities’ Open Letter on Bill C-12

The Climate Change and Environmental Minister, Wilkinson Jonathan, introduced the C-12 Bill, which is entitled the "Net-Zero Emissions Act Accountability in Canada," on the 19th of November, 2020. The Bill is about the crucial milestone towards the development and success of the climate policy in Canada. It represents the emission-reduction method taken by the regional, national, and local faith organizations in Canada as they establish a...

The Recovery Plan

Beyond the broad and general solutions, is there an actual and specific action in terms of Canada's "moving forward" goal? As we, all together, work on a green and inclusive recovery, below are the essential considerations: Massive employment in energy sectors There are a lot of people who were not able to buy even their basic necessities such as clothing, food, shelter, transportation, and essential hygiene products. However, there are also...

The Truth Behind Canada’s Poverty

We all know that Canada is one of the richest, most developed, and most industrially successful countries in the world. However, its citizens are not always as abundant and fortunate as people might have thought. Yes, there are still several people who fall within Canada's poverty line. Based on a new publication by the Public Justice Citizens, millions of people in Canada are categorized as having low, insufficient income and are living below...

Death Statistics of Toronto’s Homeless People

Toronto city's shelter death stats have actually not been updated ever since January because the authorities decided to slow down some routine reports and assessments during the Coronavirus 2019 pandemic. Play against All Odds' socio-economic implementation analyst told the press that publicly announcing the health or medical results and homeless people's mortality rates is crucial in determining the effects of our spending decisions and...

Everyone Deserves Good Health and Peace During Christmas Season

For several decades, people have been consistent with their holiday traditions together with their gifts and wishes. However, many are still left outside the dark and cold despite all people's wishes and gifts. Indigenous people, youth, people of different races, queer folks, women, and people with disabilities continue to face poverty, discrimination, exclusion, and health inaccessibility. Compared to some citizens who live comfortably, these...

Integration Barriers

Integration barriers discover the challenges and limitations of the current socio-economic status of refugees in Canadian society integration. As you will see in this report, Abdille Halima uncovers some discrimination forms encountered by immigrants and refugees, especially regarding finding sources of income. This report actually gathers quantitative and historical data of the refugees' experiences. More often, people in Canada consider...

Regaining Indigenous Rights

There has always been a profound knowledge and wisdom in indigenous lectures about the relationship among all creations. A lot of indigenous individuals perceive nature with the utmost respect. For them, nature is something they have to preserve, appreciate, and foster. It is also of ultimate essence to a lot of indigenous individuals and groups to protect relationships among animate and inanimate Creation aspects. Respecting these vital...

Poverty Trends 2020

The purpose of 2020 Poverty trends is to serve as a quick guide or reference for advocacy and education. Thus, we invite researchers and readers to reflect on the actual poverty cases and the realities of Canada's systemic oppression. Canada's set of implementations and laws are required legally to preserve its citizens' rights by granting them adequate education, quality health care, and living standard. However, it is unfortunate that these...

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