Poverty needs government help: poll

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Poverty is a result of circumstance, rather than a lack of a person’s personal effort. In addition, “unacceptable” increasing income disparities must be addressed through a national program, stated a majority of Canadians in an Angus Reid Institute poll on poverty released this month.Two-thirds of Canadians agree the federal and provincial governments fail to address...
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Avery Zingel
Avery Zingel is a reporter and photographer in Yellowknife, regularly covering environment, health and territorial politics. Avery is a graduate of the Carleton University School of Journalism and Political Science. When she isn't reporting, she's canoeing, cross country skiing, playing guitar and searching for the next story. She can be reached at (867) 766-8261 and editorial@nnsl.com.