Where are the Liberal candidates on the need for a BC poverty reduction plan?

VANCOUVER, Feb. 17 /CNW/ - Today the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition released the results of its survey of Liberal leadership candidates, summarizing their positions on poverty in BC. Ted Bruce, co-chair of the Coalition, says, "With the lowest minimum wage in Canada, and the highest poverty rates, the Poverty Reduction Coalition is looking for leaders who will make reducing poverty a priority." So far, George Abbott is the only Liberal candidate committed to a clear poverty reduction plan with legislated targets and timelines. Full release: http://bcpovertyreduction.ca.

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