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Poverty reduction plan being announced today

Premier Andrew Furey will be joined by Paul Pike, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, as well as Danielle Seward, Executive Director of the Single Parent Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Laura Winters, Chief Executive Officer of Stella’s Circle today for an announcement on a new poverty reduction plan.

The announcement will take place at the Ches Penney Family YMCA, 35 Ridge Road, St. John’s at 2:00 p.m.

The event will be livestreamed on the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Facebook account.

Food Banks Canada says approximately 1 in 10 children in the province live in households that experience poverty. This is the highest rate in Canada.


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