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CWP at federal pre-budget consultation
CWP was recently invited to take part in a pre-budget consultation (for the 2016 federal budget) discussing how to support those in Canada who need it most and help communities and individuals thrive, among other topics. The consultation was facilitated by MP Catherine McKenna and François-Philippe Champagne, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance.  More
CWP welcomes winding down of charitable polictical audits program
  For immediate release OTTAWA (21 January 2016) – Canada Without Poverty (CWP) welcomes the announcement by the Federal Revenue Minister, Diane Lebouthillier, that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will be winding down its political audits program. These audits have resulted in the stifling of free speech, and have caused an advocacy chill across the […] More
Out of Sight, Out of Mind: What Homeless Counts Miss
New from CWP: Leilani Farha, CWP’s Executive Director and UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing sheds light on the recent announcement by the federal government to undertake a nation-wide homeless count. 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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