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Start Date:2016/05/05
Start Time:1 PM - 5 PM
Location:Centre for Sustainable Development 50, Sainte-Catherine Street West Montreal, QC, H2X 3V4

The promise of economic progress is yet to be fully realized. Despite advances in wealth the world over, inequality continues to grow, resulting in increasing numbers of ‘working poor’, displaced migrants, and others shut out from opportunities of mobility, health and education.


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