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From Dependence to Independence: Actions and Investments for Saskatchewan’s Most Vulnerable People

Government of Saskatchewan Country Resources Development and Poverty Strategies Saskatchewan 31 December 2012 Policy document

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"Taking Action on Poverty:Saskatchewan has a long history of looking after those less fortunate. Over and over, our people have demonstrated their commitment to each other and to the collective values that make our province the best place in the world to live. Our volunteer associations, community groups and charitable organizations have always displayed unparalleled dedication to our most vulnerable people, bolstering the family ideals that make our province strong.

Previous governments in this province should be acknowledged for their work on different
aspects of poverty, but no previous administration approached the challenge with a
comparable commitment to holistic, cross-government solutions. That is where things have

Since being elected in November 2007, our government has worked diligently to identify ways
to empower our citizens to improve their quality of life. We have made decisions and taken
action to assist our province’s most vulnerable citizens. Using the four pillars of poverty
reduction, we have built upon and strengthened existing programs and supports as well as
introduced new initiatives, as described in the following pages."


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