The End of Poverty

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6 May, 2021 to 7 May, 2021

4 photos of conference attendees Join Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi, and more than 300 cities reducing poverty.

Prior to COVID-19, Canada experienced the most dramatic drop in poverty in recorded history. Between 2015 and 2018, our national poverty rate dropped from 14.5% to 11.0% and one million Canadians were lifted out of  poverty.  

Child poverty rates followed a similar downward trend, with 566,000 fewer children living in poverty in 2018 than in 2012, and Alberta announcing a 50% reduction in child poverty. Poverty rates amongst seniors have been reduced to the lowest of three age brackets. Join virtually from May 5-6, 2021 to explore proven and impactful pathways to ending poverty. 

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Tamarack Institute
By virtual forum  --
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Housing & Real Estate
Local economy
Planning and Evaluation
Policy Development & Advocacy
Poverty Reduction
Social Justice