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UN supports charities in fight for freedom of expression
If you’ve been following CWP’s website, twitter and facebook messages, you may know that earlier this month CWP’s Chair of our Board of Directors and Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator went to Geneva to the UN Human Rights Committee. In the session we brought our concerns about violations of freedom of expression for people living […] More
UN Committee Challenges Canada
For immediate release: UN Committee Challenges Canada on its mistreatment of human rights charities July 23rd 2015 – The United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) today released its much anticipated response to the formal review of Canada’s civil and political human rights record over the last 10 years. The Committee pointed to serious concerns about […] More
DfA Calls on Premiers to Support National Anti-Poverty Plan
Today in St. John’s Newfoundland, Premier Paul Davis hosts the summer 2015 meeting Council of the Federation. In this meeting, Premiers from across Canada will take a moment to discuss issues that they consider priorities leading up to the federal election this fall. More

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Have You Taken the Pledge to End Poverty?
Have you taken The Pledge? For the price of a cup of coffee, you can help end poverty in Canada! With the beginning of the 2015 fiscal year, everyone here at CWP has been busy planning for the year ahead. Unfortunately since 2008 CWP hasn’t received any receive government funding so we rely entirely on […] […] More
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