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Poverty Over London Campaign Launches

Poverty Over London is a powerful campaign launched today by London’s Child and Youth Network Ending Poverty Priority. Engaging primarily through the web and social media, the campaign seeks to address common misconceptions about poverty by including those with lived experiences telling their story. The website, located at http://ifyouknew.ca also features a list of events […]

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London’s Living Wage is Announced to be $15.53

In order to provide food, clothing, housing, transportation, child care, and other basic living expenses for their family of four, a pair of London parents working full-time would need to earn $15.53 per hour, or $30,284 annually. As London’s Living Wage, that key finding was announced this morning at an event that brought together leaders […]

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Basic Income Guarantee at King’s – Watch Videos Here

Last Tuesday, April 19, the London Poverty Research Centre @ King’s welcomed to campus two of Canada’s leading experts on the issue of Basic Income Guarantee. The event took place as the second part of the series “Basic Income: A Deeper Look”. Below are videos of the talks by our guest speakers, Senator Art Eggleton […]

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Be Informed and Take Action on Basic Income Guarantee

London is talking basic income guarantee… The discussion about Basic Income Guarantee has been catching on in London at rapid rates. It was the topic of a recent North East Community Conversation; became the subject of debate at the Wolf Performance Hall earlier this week, and King’s University College brought in some of Canada’s leading […]

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LPRC Brings Top Basic Income Speakers To King’s – Resources for Preparation

Following an invigorating evening of conversation at the Oxford-style debate held at the Wolf Performance Hall on Monday, April 18, the London Poverty Research Centre is honoured to host some of Canada’s leading experts on basic income guarantee on Tuesday, April 19 for an evening of learning and conversation. (Register here) Senator Art Eggleton has […]

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The LPRC Joins Forces to Bring Discussions on BIG to London

Part of the strength of the London Poverty Research Centre @ King’s lies in creating partnerships with individuals, initiatives and organizations who are working in similar capacities. The LPRC @ King’s has taken a long time to understand the issue of Basic Income Guarantee (also referred to as Guaranteed Annual Income, Basic Livable Income, etc) […]

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King’s Researcher & LPRC Board Member advocates for arts-based methodologies

Dr. Bharati Sethi, Assistant Professor of Social Work at King’s University College at Western, and LPRC Board member is advocating for the inclusion of methodologies and tools that are designed to pick up nuances of people’s experiences in Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR). One such tool that advanced her own work was Photovoice, a visual […]

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LPRC Launches Blog, Invites Community Bloggers

The LPRC has launched a new blog site intended to serve as a continual conversation on issues on poverty in our community. Created and curated to include the many voices associated with the LPRC – academics, community advocates, lived experiences, Board members, students, engaged citizens – this blog is intended as a community space. As […]

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