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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The Trouble With Bill C-585
Have you heard about Bill C-585? If passed, the Bill will remove the national standard that provinces not impose a minimum residency requirement for recipients of social assistance. The Bill will target already marginalized groups, particularly refugee claimants and other protected persons. Today, the Toronto Star published an article written by Nicholas Keung entitled: Bill […] More
Spotlight on Poverty: Harriett McLachlan
What does it really mean to live in poverty? Why is it important to eliminate poverty in Canada? At CWP, our Board of Directors is made up of individuals from all over Canada who have a lived experience of poverty. So, we asked the President of our Board of Directors, Harriett McLachlan to shed some […] More
Chew On This! Website Officially Launched
We have big news, the official Chew on This! website has been launched! You can now visit www.chewonthis.ca to join Dignity for All as we call on the federal government to step up and take action to address poverty and food insecurity in Canada. More

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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
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