Poverty is a violation of human rights.

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Grappling with the early end of Ontario’s Basic Income pilot
I am often asked, “Why human rights?” And despite there being many good things that come out of the United Nations International Human Rights movement, it is the over-all covenantal agreement between state and the individual at the heart of it all that makes it work. More
08-17-18
Press Release: Income Tax Act Charter Challenge
Government of Canada appeals freedom of expression win for charities, people living in poverty August 16, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More
08-16-18
Statement on the changes to Ontario social assistance
The Ontario government’s announcement yesterday that they will discontinue the Basic Income Pilot Project and reduce social assistance rate increases set for the fall is a devastating blow for people living in poverty and a disturbing sign of this government’s priorities and approaches. More
08-1-18

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Rights-Based Housing Consultation
Contribute to the Rights-Based Housing Consultation! The Government of Canada has launched a consultation around the rights-based National Housing Strategy. It is critical that the Government hear from people across Canada that the Strategy must recognize and realize the right to housing, and provide mechanisms for people to access that right. […] More
05.17.18
The newest Poverty Progress Profiles are here!
Canada Without Poverty is pleased the announce the release of our most recent Poverty Progress Profiles.  […] More
02.16.18
Dignity For All launches Living in the Gap campaign
The Dignity For All campaign, co-led by Canada Without Poverty and Citizens for Public Justice, has launched the Living in the Gap: A Snapshot of Precarity in Canada campaign to mark the third anniversary of the release of the DFA model anti-poverty plan. […] More
02.8.18
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