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
05-18-17
Who is Canada Without Poverty?
Earlier this year, we moved into a new office at the 25One Community in downtown Ottawa. More
05-17-17
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
05-11-17

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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
04.26.17
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
03.30.17
Coming this Spring: CWP’s Online ES rights course!
Coming this Spring 2017: CWP’s two-week online economic and social rights course! […] More
01.3.17
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