Poverty is a violation of human rights. We work to address the structural causes of poverty by raising awareness, educating and inspiring others to support its eradication in Canada.

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Looking Forward on Human Rights Day 2014
Since Human Rights Day 2013, we’ve had many reasons to feel discouraged about Canada’s human rights track record, particularly in relation to people living in poverty. However, among all the frustration, we should recognize the steps, stories and actions that have been taken over the past year toward human rights. It’s these incremental steps – […] More
12-10-14
Ontario Court of Appeal Denies Homeless Day in Court
In a 2:1 decision the Ontario Court of Appeal thwarts access to justice for homeless For Immediate Release National/Regional/Local December 1, 2014 – Ottawa – Today, the Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) released their decision in Tanudjaja vs Canada Attorney General. Canada Without Poverty is deeply disappointed and concerned by the decision. In effect, the […] More
12-1-14
Big Things Happening in Saskatchewan
By: Julia Hayko, Outreach Associate (Student) Saskatchewan is in desperate need of a poverty plan. The people have spoken, the government has responded: due to the hard work of our provincial colleagues, it looks like this is about to change… More
11-26-14

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Support CWP’s Charitable Status
As you may have heard, Canada Without Poverty is one of the national charities under attack for being critical of government policy which we think has exacerbated poverty and inequality.  This is not the first time the federal government has tried to silence us.  Sign the following letter of support to protect CWP’s charitable status. […] […] More
07.28.14
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