Voices From the Margins
Table of contents:
Introduction: The Work of Hundreds of People
1 "As Sharp As You Could Cut Them"
2 Back to the Future? The Choice Is Ours
Armine Yalnizyan, with Jamie Swift
3 Working Harder is Hardly Working
4 Precarious Work: How Lax Employment Standards Perpetuate Poverty
5 Ontario Works: How Did This Happen to Me?
6 The Disorienting Disability Support Maze
7 The Affordable Housing Deficit: Out of the Cold
8 Housing Strategy on the Brink: The Time Has Come
9 The Cost of Hunger: Food Security and Health Issues
10 Food Insecurity: A Source of Suffering and Ill Health
11 Poverty and Health: "I'm One Stumble from the Street"
12 Poverty Makes Us Sick
13 Families Matter: The Catch-22 of Poverty
14 Ontario's Push to Early Childhood Education and Care for All
15 "It's Not My Country Yet . . ."
16 Rural Poverty: Hidden in the Country?
17 Theological Reflections on Poverty
Bhante Saranapala, Sister Doryne Kirby, Rabbi Larry Englander, and Imam Shafiq Hudda
18 A Pebble in the Shoe