Poverty

Alternative North has been a leading activist in efforts to reduce poverty in the Northwest Territories.  Following the organization of a coalition of 30 social justice groups calling for territorial government action, Alternatives North has participated in the development and implementation of an Anti Poverty Strategy, and has lead recent efforts to introduce a living wage in Yellowknife.

2017 01 25       Living Wage Pamphlet

2015 09 10      Yellowknife Living Wage Report

2015 09 10     Yellowknife Living Wage Infographic

2015 09 10     Living Wage Media Release

2015 05 08     National Poverty Reduction Summit Report

2015 02 11     2015 GNWT Budget Poverty Analysis media release

2014 08 07     Anti Poverty Strategy Supporters

2104 02 26     Anti Poverty Advisory Committee Terms of Reference

2014 02 26     Anti Poverty Priorities Synthesis

2014 01 28     Anti Poverty Priorities Compilation

2014 01 08     No Place for Poverty Update

2013 11 08     Targeting Poverty Final Report

2013 10 10     Media Release Delegates Gather to Create Action Plan

2013 06 06     Media Release Response to Anti Poverty Strategy Framework

2013 06 06    Building on the Strengths of Northerners, Framework for Action on Poverty

2013 05 27     Comments on Final Draft Anti Poverty Strategy

2013 01 11    Comments on Draft Anti Poverty Strategy

2012 11 29     Draft NWT Anti-Poverty_Strategy for Comment

2012 06 01     Early Childhood and Poverty Research Summary

2012 09 04     Addressing Poverty – An Appreciative Inquiry of Program Successes

2012 03 14     Anti-Poverty Supporters Offer Partnership for Plan Development Media Release

2012 02 08    Premier McLeod Anti Poverty Statement

2012 02 08     Anti-Poverty Petition response

2012 02 08   What We Heard from Northerners about Poverty Report

2011 08 16   Anti Poverty Election Tool Kit

2011 13 01     Response to Anti Poverty Survey

2011 02 08   Anti-Povertry Strategy Debates NWT Legislative Assembly

2010 11 15     No Place for Poverty Workshop Report

2010 10 12     NPFP Workshop Closing Communique

2010 09 14     NPFP Announcement Release

2010 02 11     NWT Assembly Anti Poverty Motion

2009 12 16   Provincial Anti Poverty Strategies

2009 12 16     Anti Poverty Statistics

2009 12 16     Anti Poverty Gift Media Release

2009 05  28   Poverty Report Media Release

2009 05 28     NWT Poverty Reduction Policies and Programs Report

2006 08 01     Poverty A Whispered Word

2006 06 01     Child Care Report