Momentum has mapped 86 payday places in Calgary and discovered 73 of these can be found in areas with above-average incidences of poverty.

Momentum has mapped 86 payday places in Calgary and discovered 73 of these can be found in areas with above-average incidences of poverty. This year released a study showing the density of cheque cashers and payday lenders is a proxy for poverty and self-harm, and says there is growing evidence that their presence has a negative impact on health and longevity in Toronto, St. Michael’s Hospital. In Winnipeg, Toronto and Saint John, research has found payday outlets are frequently based in [...]

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