In a new report published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia, the social cost of poverty in Nova Scotia is around $1,400 to $1,700 for each Nova Scotian household.  …the purpose of this costing exercise is to illustrate the shared economic burden of poverty, and the urgency that exists for the Nova Scotia government to make …

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Building Wellbeing and Prosperity Together – Taking Action on Poverty Conference 2010 October 26- 28, 2010, Truro, Nova Scotia Our Vision Everyone brings his or her own experiences and knowledge to share. We are committed to learning from each other. It’s a chance to learn, share and offer suggestions to reduce poverty for the benefit of all Nova Scotians. Conference …

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Concerned about food issues?  We invite you to participate in the newly-formed Nova Scotia Food Policy Council to develop policies in support of the wonderful work being done across Nova Scotia to re-shape our food system. The Nova Scotia Food Policy Council is a citizens’ group working with communities, organizations, and governments to develop and implement policies and programs that ensure an equitable, healthy, …

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