Poverty is a violation of human rights.

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35 Years of Progress – but a Ways to Go
This week, Canada is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, a critical part of our Constitution that has become a symbol of national pride and a cornerstone of Canadian identity. More
Un- and Under-employed: the “New Normal” of Precarious Work
Last year, Finance Minister Bill Morneau declared that multiple career changes and “job churn” was the new reality that Canadians would have to get used to. More
#RightsMatter: Reflecting on the 1st Review of Canada at UN CRPD
The past week was historic for the rights movement in Canada. The very first review of the country under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) was held at the United Nations. More

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Add your voice to the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy!
The CPRS consultation process is underway. Now is the time to take action to create a strong national plan! […] More
Coming this Spring: CWP’s Online ES rights course!
Coming this Spring 2017: CWP’s two-week online economic and social rights course! […] More
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