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CWP’s Deputy Director Appears at Senate Committee
When we talk about the social safety net in Canada, what do we mean? What are the policies and systems in place to help people in poverty who have to leave work and seniors? More
12-5-16
Investing in Students: Not Only a Dollars Game
Investing in Students: Not Only a Dollars Game Nearly 40% of students in Canada are food insecure. This can be experienced in many ways, ranging from not having enough money to purchase meals, skipping meals, or not eating nutritious foods. More
11-28-16
Canadians Want A Rights-Based National Housing Strategy
Canadians Want A Rights-Based National Housing Strategy Housing is a hot topic in this country no matter where you live. The details of the conversation may shift depending on where you are, but across the country, these discussions reveal common threads: affordability, community, inclusion. More
11-24-16