Saturday, December 02, 2006

Make Poverty History Campaign

Although not exactly on October 17th, WUSC UBC still remained determined to hold a Make Poverty History Campaign. Instead of fundaising, we petitioned our government to enusr the next federal budget includes measures that contribute to making povery history by increasing canadian aid by 18% annually and committing to a plan to meet the internationally agreed target for aid spending of 0.7% of Gross National Income by 2015.

The campaign consisted of setting up a booth in the SUB and encouraging students to trace their hands and sign their names on huge rolls of white paper which were sent to parliament


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