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Salvation Army a Victorian era charity still needed to help the poor in Canada

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Canada needs a poverty fix that doesn’t include Charles Dickens

His name is Muki Baum, he has cerebral palsy, he's deaf and can barely speak. Yet for almost 20 years he's been fundraising outside Holt Renfrew for people with disabilities. His tally to date is a staggering $600,000. VINCE TALOTTA/TORONTO STAR

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Man with disability raises $600K as street beggar

Prime Minister Harper, RDSP benefits few Canadians except ultra rich

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RDSP fails to help Canadians with disabilities

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The obscenity of CBC turkey drives

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UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities and all is not well in Canada

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Basic Income Could Eliminate Poverty

Federal Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Diane Finley (photo Government of Canada)

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Minister responsible for disability has inaccessible office

Harry Wolbert, disability activist

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Disability and poverty go hand in hand

Laurie Beachell, national co-ordinator of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities

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Disability Community Needs PALS in 2011

Walmart employee

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You are one paycheck away from poverty

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