Poverty is a violation of human rights.

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I’m Hopeful for Change – Let’s End Homelessness!
As CWP’s 2016 summer student I have been watching the Super InTent City case unfold very carefully. In the beginning I was hopeful – maybe this would be the stand Canada needs to push for a strong, rights-based, national housing strategy. More
Join the Movement: ChewOnThis! 2016 is Around the Corner
It’s that time of year again! The Dignity for All campaign is getting ready for our fourth annual ChewOnThis! event across the country, and we’re looking for volunteer organizers to help bring the message that #WeNeedAPlan to end poverty in Canada. More
Housing strategy needs human rights says Leilani Farha
As groups and individuals across the country participate in #LetsTalkHousing consultations, CWP believes it is critical that a housing strategy use a human rights approach. This week in an interview with the Canadian Press, Leilani Farha, CWP’s ED and UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing weighs in on what a rights approach would […] More

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You Want to be a Change Maker? We’ve got a job for you!
Canada Without Poverty, a national anti-povery and human rights charity, wants to put human rights on the social policy map. Progressive change is on the horizon in the country, but the most vulnerable and their human rights remain sidelined.   […] More
You are making the difference!
Let me start by saying thank you, without you Canada Without Poverty would not be here. You are what enables us to continue to create important and influential work like Dignity for All – the national anti-poverty plan, our submissions to the UN or our Economic and Social Rights Online Course. You keep our doors […] […] More
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