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FAPO is frequently asked for comment on public social policy issues affecting low income in the mainstream newspapers, television and radio as well as alternative media including websites, blogs and YouTube.

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May 4, 2011: Impact of Budget on Poor Focus of Information Session

April 20, 2011 (This event has been rescheduled to Wednesday May 4 due to weather)
Public Information Session on the NB Provincial Budget by the Common Front For Social Justice

April 18, 2011
We are what we eat - poor
Daily Gleaner, Fredericton

April 13, 2011
Global Television, Fredericton, NB

April 13, 2011
Taking a bite out of income
Daily Gleaner, Fredericton, NB

February 15, 2011 : Air New Zealand Coldest Canadian Contest Sheds Light on Canada's Poor

February 3, 2011: Cut backs a sign of weakness: FAPO calls for new economic model with environment as cornerstone

February 3, 2011: FAPO Presentation to New Brunswick Department of Finance, Pre-Budget Consultations, Fredericton, NB

ISSUES: Waste Disposal - FAPO spends on average more than $3000 per year in waste disposal costs. This is a cost that we have to bear ourselves because we do not receive any public funding whatsoever other than what we manage to raise through the sale of recycled furniture, clothing and applicances....