A slideshow about poverty in British Columbia and what we can do about it by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). Features interviews with a parent struggling to make ends meet by working two jobs, and with people working on health, immigration and family well-being issues. Narrated by Seth Klein, Director of the CCPA's BC Office.
This is the introduction. To see the rest of the chapters, go to THE TIME IS NOW - A Poverty Reduction Plan for BC, Slideshow.
To join the campaign for a legislated poverty reduction plan in BC, visit bcpovertyreduction.ca.
For more information, please visit the CCPA's vimeo channel vimeo.com/ccpa or our website, policyalternatives.ca.
Project created by Goh Iromoto, Shannon Daub and Seth Klein. Thanks to those whose images and voices appear in the video, and to the United Way of the Lower Mainland and Vancity for their financial support of this slideshow.
The slideshow is based on research done through the Economic Security Project, a research alliance between the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Simon Fraser University that is funded mainly by the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada.