With less poverty, all of us stand to gain immeasurably.
February 28, 2017
This Online Bulletin covers in greater detail recommendation number 6 of the Comités Advisory Opinion entitled Réformer la fiscalité pour tendre vers un Québec sans pauvreté. That recommendation concerns a reduction in marginal effective tax rates (METRs) for low-income workers, whether or not they are recipients of last-resort financial assistance. The reduction is one of the three priorities presented in in the Advisory Opinion.
November 28, 2016
In this issue of the Online Bulletin, the Comité reaffirms that individuals ability to move according to their needs is a crucial factor of their social and economic inclusion, in particular as concerns those living in poverty. Transportation is essential to ensuring effective access to housing, employment, education, healthcare services, individual autonomy, and so on. This right is in fact a precondition for the enjoyment of other equally fundamental rights, hence its importance in the fight against poverty and social exclusion.
August 22, 2016
This Online Bulletin completes the presentation of the Advisory Opinion on the recognition of citizen participation, which was adopted by the Comité consultatif de lutte contre la pauvreté et lexclusion sociale in the fall of 2015. The Bulletin looks at obstacles to citizen participation and means of recognizing.
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