Poverty is a violation of human rights. We work to address the structural causes of poverty by raising awareness, educating and inspiring others to support its eradication in Canada.

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Big Things Happening in Saskatchewan
By: Julia Hayko, Outreach Associate (Student) Saskatchewan is in desperate need of a poverty plan. The people have spoken, the government has responded: due to the hard work of our provincial colleagues, it looks like this is about to change… More
CWP Speaks Out at the Finance Committee
As you’ve probably heard, Canada Without Poverty has been speaking out loudly about our concerns with the federal government’s attempts to restrict refugees from social assistance, first through a Private Member’s Bill and now through the Omnibus Budget Bill. This week, the Omnibus Budget Bill is speeding through study by committee. Today, CWP spoke out […] More
Young Canadians Struggling: Will Income Splitting Help?
What is income splitting? How will it affect young Canadians struggling to make ends meet? Recently, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced an income splitting plan which he promised would invest more money in the generation of Canadians who are raising children. The government has suggested that income splitting will ultimately increase the money that families […] More

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Support CWP’s Charitable Status
As you may have heard, Canada Without Poverty is one of the national charities under attack for being critical of government policy which we think has exacerbated poverty and inequality.  This is not the first time the federal government has tried to silence us.  Sign the following letter of support to protect CWP’s charitable status. […] […] More
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