PFS Publications

Poverty Free Saskatchewan publications

PFS response to the 2020 Saskatchewan budget Budget 2020: Appalling Frugality   budget_2020_PFS_web

The 2017 Saskachewan budget contained many cuts particularly detrimental to people living with poverty. In Budget 2017: For the Few, Not the Many PFS documents the impacts of these changes. budget_2017_PFS (final) June 15

PFS made a submission to the SaskForward consultation process Free Saskatchewan, Submission to SaskForward Policy Summit, January 28, 2017, Including a Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Advisory Group on Poverty Reduction  SaskForward Submission, PFS, Jan 26, 2017 – final

PFS’ analysis of the effects of the 2016 Saskatchewan budget, Budget 2016: Transformation or Austerity? budget_2016_PFS (2)  Poverty Free Saskatchewan Media Release August 15 2016 FINAL

PFS response to Saskatchewan government’s Advisory Group on Poverty Reduction report  AGPR Report PFS comments Oct 2015 . PFS press release – Oct 15, 2015 – final

See also the government’s final report. Also see the Government of Saskatchewan’s Taking Action on Poverty: The Saskatchewan Poverty Reduction Strategy. February 24, 2016.

Communities Respond

To gauge citizen response and advance the work of eliminating poverty in the province, PFS conducted a series of consultations in 2011 and 2012 in several communities.  Outlines the input received from the community discussions to be used to develop an integrated and comprehensive poverty elimination plan.

Strategies to Eliminate Poverty in Saskatchewan

Outlines the focus on marginalized and vulnerable groups, the components of an effective and comprehensive poverty elimination plan and invites discussion on the the 6 key issue areas for addressing poverty.

Let’s Do Something About Poverty

October 2010 description of poverty issues serving as a catalyst for a much-needed discussion, to foster new and innovative proposals and solutions, to create an action plan to eliminate poverty in Saskatchewan.

Sources used for Let’s Do Something About Poverty

And check out the video slideshow on our FaceBook page.