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Striking up a conversation on the Hill at the APC
Tuesday, April 19th marked a particularly special meeting of the All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus (APC) that saw the highest turnout of participants and observers in its nearly 4-year history. More
IN REVIEW: CWP explores the new Canada Child Benefit
Jillian Premachuk, BSW Student and Morgan Teeple Hopkins, Law Student In the budget announced a couple of weeks ago, there seemed to be no question that the proposed Canada Child Benefit (CCB) was the ‘star’ of the federal budget – the key measure the Liberals have introduced to help families and children experiencing poverty. More
Connecting the dots – What does the Budget mean for poverty
Last week’s release of the federal budget came with much excitement and curiosity from the anti-poverty community. In the weeks leading up to budget we started to see small hints of the potential for a budget that would truly have an impact on the lives of the nearly 5 million people living in poverty in […] More

Get Involved

CWP is excited to announce our NEW two-week online economic and social rights course: Putting Poverty in the ‘Rights’ Place: An Intro to Economic & Social Rights in Canada and BC! […] More
Have You Taken the Pledge to End Poverty?
Have you taken The Pledge? For the price of a cup of coffee, you can help end poverty in Canada! With the beginning of the 2015 fiscal year, everyone here at CWP has been busy planning for the year ahead. Unfortunately since 2008 CWP hasn’t received any government funding so we rely entirely on the […] […] More
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