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In this Five Good Ideas session, Sabreena Delhon, Executive Director of the Samara Centre for Democracy, presents her five good ideas for how non-profits can evolve their impact in this period of transformation.
Recording of the Canada Working-Age Supplement launch event highlighting the report’s key findings followed by a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities available to address the depth of poverty working-age single adults experience.
Maytree and Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) are proposing the development of the Canada Working-Age Supplement (CWAS). If adopted, the CWAS would build on the current Canada Workers Benefit, reduce the depth of poverty working-age single adults experience by up to 40 per cent, and could be implemented without delay.
Instituting an income floor for single adults regardless of employment status would be a step that is both principled and practical. A refundable tax credit is just one way that the federal government can take leadership on poverty.