New projects to break the cycle of poverty
Last updated 1/3/2018 at 3:57pm
Thunder Bay, Ont.-Ontario is working with Indigenous partners to deliver 14 projects that will help people break the cycle of poverty, increase access to safe and nutritious food, find good jobs and end homelessness, while meeting the unique challenges and needs of First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples.
"We know that Indigenous individuals and families face far greater rates of poverty than their non-Indigenous neighbors," says Peter Milczyn, Minister of Housing and Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy. "That's why we created a dedicated funding stream for Indigenous-led...