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To: The Prime Minister of Canada

From: Margaret Hillyard Little: Anti-poverty activist and Professor of woman’s studies and political science, Queen’s University

Subject: A Five Point-Plan So Single Mothers Can Hold Their Heads Up High

Memos to the Prime Minister by Margaret Hillyard LittlePoor single mothers are vilified by our society. Along with prisoners, immigrants, and squeegee kids, poor single mothers are condemned as unworthy of our sympathy. They are blamed for what? Their poverty –and their struggles to raise the next generation of Canadian citizens.

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