Poverty Costs 2.0 provides a comprehensive set of recommendations on which to build a poverty reduction strategy for Alberta. From strategies to increase social inclusion to foundational investments in housing, income supports and early learning and childcare, Poverty Costs 2.0 provides a 'vibrant action plan to end poverty in Alberta'. The report also emphasizes the critical role of place-based interventions in alignment with provincial and federal investments to drive forward change. Investing in the human capital of a province is a sound investment that will pay dividends as Poverty Costs 2.0 clearly shows.
- Liz Weaver, VP Tamarack