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Tackling Child Poverty in BC, May 6

May 02, 2013

One of every seven children in BC is living in poverty and two-thirds of them live in Metro Vancouver.

Join SFU Public Square for an evening of dialogue to raise awareness about child poverty in BC—an issue that falls to all of BC’s citizens to address. Together, we can move beyond defining the problem and begin to strategize possible solutions.

When: Monday, May 6, 7pm

Where: SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts at Woodwards, 149 West Hastings Street, Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema

Panelists include:

Stephanie Cadieux, Minister of Children and Family Development

Bruce Ralston, Opposition Critic for Finance and Public Accounts, BC NDP

Carrie Gelson, Teacher, Seymour Elementary School

Paul Kershaw, Associate Professor, UBC

The event will be moderated by Fazil Mihlar, The Vancouver Sun

For more information and to register for this free event, please visit