• Poverty among seniors rising in Canada

    OTTAWA – An international think-tank warns that poverty among Canadian seniors is on the rise and that current pension safety nets may be inadequate to address the problem. The comprehensive study on global pensions by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development showed that Canadians over 65 years of age are relatively well off when […]

  • Join CBC Hamilton for Sounds of the Season

    Sounds of the Season is coming to Hamilton! Join CBC Hamilton on Friday, Dec. 6 for an open house filled with music, holiday cookies and prizes to support our local food banks. Our 118 James Street North studio will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A food bin will be […]

  • One in seven Canadian kids living in poverty

    967,000 children living in poverty — 24 years after federal pledge to eradicate it. Almost a generation after Ottawa’s vow to eradicate child poverty by 2000, national and provincial report cards show very little sustained progress. One in seven Canadian children — or 967,000 — still lives in a low-income household, according to Campaign 2000 […]