Poverty is a violation of human rights.

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Cuts to social assistance are detrimental to our social fabric
The cost of living, affordability and tax breaks are top of mind for people living in Canada. Yet, amid the current federal election campaign, party leaders remain virtually silent on the issue of social assistance or ending poverty. More
Canada Without Poverty: A Brief History
Did you know that Canada Without Poverty (CWP) was established in 1971 as the National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) at the first ever Poor People’s Conference? And did you know that CWP was the first non-governmental organization  in the world to appear in front of a United Nations treaty body review? More
Change is a double-sided coin: an excerpt on poverty & trauma
My father once told me, to get to the root of any issue you must ask “why” at least five times. More

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Chew On This! 2019 is coming: are you ready?
The Dignity for All campaign (co-lead by CWP and Citizens for Public Justice) is excited to announce the seventh annual Chew On This! campaign! […] More
Celebrate a Woman in Your Life
We want to know: is there an influential woman in your life you’d like to celebrate? […] More
Open Letter: Strengthening Bill C-87
The Honourable Minister Jean-Yves Duclos Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 January 23, 2019 Open Letter: Strengthening Bill C-87, An Act respecting the reduction of poverty […] More
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