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Federal Budget commits to National Pharmacare Plan
Federal Budget commits to National Pharmacare Plan but shifts away from housing for the most marginalized More
03-19-19
Statement on ESDC Announcement
Today, the Government of Canada announced it had met its target of reducing poverty in Canada by 20% by 2020 three years early, based on the income data released today by Statistics Canada. More
02-26-19
Press Release: Open Letter on Poverty Legislation
Advocates from across Canada Call on Feds to Step Up Poverty Legislation in Open Letter The Dignity for All Campaign and Campaign 2000, along with over 500 anti-poverty advocates and organizations, have sent an open letter to the federal government with recommendations to strengthen the forthcoming legislation of Canada’s first federal poverty reduction strategy. More
02-20-19

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Open Letter: Strengthening Bill C-87
The Honourable Minister Jean-Yves Duclos Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 January 23, 2019 Open Letter: Strengthening Bill C-87, An Act respecting the reduction of poverty […] More
01.23.19
Contribuez au premier seuil de pauvreté officiel du Canada
Contribuez au premier seuil de pauvreté officiel du Canada Jusqu’au 31 janvier 2019, Statistique Canada mène une consultation auprès des Canadiens pour recueillir des renseignements afin de l’aider à valider la manière dont nous mesurons la pauvreté. […] More
11.15.18
Contribute the the creation of Canada’s first poverty line
Contribute to Canada’s First Official Poverty Line From now until January 31, 2019, Statistics Canada is conducting a consultation on the Market Basket Measure, the tool that will be used as Canada’s first official poverty line. […] More
11.15.18
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