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Underfunded and deprioritized: the PMMC grant
Underfunded and deprioritized: discrimination in the federal government’s PMMC grant The federal government recently overhauled the Federal Income Support for Parents of Murdered or Missing Children (PMMC) grant, a grant for parents dealing with the traumatic disappearance or death of their child if it results from a criminal offense. More
06-20-18
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
United Nations review tells Canada to step up to end poverty, homelessness, and inequality
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENEVA – The countries responsible for reviewing Canada’s human rights record for the third Universal Period Review (UPR) issued a list of recommendations focusing on addressing the inequalities and socioeconomic disparities facing Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, migrant workers, and other marginalized communities. More
05-11-18

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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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