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ISBN: 9781459409439-14

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Child Poverty Must Be Eradicated

From: Canada after Harper

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In my chapter, I call Canada’s

steep rate of poverty — especially child poverty — a national disgrace for

a country so bountifully endowed with wealth and resources.

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Ed Finn

ED FINN began his 70-year career in journalism in 1944 as a reporter for the Corner Brook daily The Western Star, followed by two years with the Montreal Gazette in the 1950s. While working as a communicator for several unions during the 1960s-1980s, he wrote a column on labour relations for the Toronto Star from 1968 to 1982. He retired in 2014 after serving 20 years as editor of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' monthly magazine, The Monitor.