Poverty is a violation of human rights.

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Hill Times Op-Ed: Good on political activities panel for backing a charitable democracy
The current broken system prevents us from speaking out about bad policy, and makes it impossible to meaningfully pursue our charitable purpose. More
Who is Canada Without Poverty?
Earlier this year, we moved into a new office at the 25One Community in downtown Ottawa. More
CWP Talks Poverty in Northern Canada
CWP’s Michèle Biss has been in Northern Canada to meet with different communities and talk about poverty as a human rights violation. More

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This is Poverty. This is Canada.
Every once in a while, the old myths about poverty will come out of the shadows. Everyone in the anti-poverty community has heard these remarks before: people on welfare are simply lazy; they just don’t try hard enough to get ahead; they exploit social programs set up to help only the deserving; people experiencing homelessness […] […] More
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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