If the poor are less likely to vote then they won’t do much to advocate for themselves in the form of activism, letter writing or calling elected representatives either, will they?
In Ontario there is an opportunity to lift up the status of the working poor. This is a moment when a push from the electorate could make a difference.
UK-based academic research confirms what many have suspected for years; that low-income people have little faith in the system.
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