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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Updates from the Road: DfA on the East Coast
Canada Without Poverty and Citizens for Public Justice are taking Dignity for All: A National Anti-Poverty Plan for Canada to communities across Canada. This week the tour was kicked off with a trip by Michèle Biss of CWP and Janelle Vandergrift of CPJ to the East Coast. Want to know what we’ve been up to? […] More
A Short Sighted Budget
    If yesterday’s budget did little for the middle class, it did even less – in fact it did nothing – for the over 4.8 million people struggling to make ends meet.  The fact that poverty costs Canada an estimated $24 billion annually did nothing to persuade Finance Minister Oliver to step forward and […] More
Dignity for All Hits the Road!
It’s an exciting time for the Dignity for All Campaign as we begin our cross-Canada tour of workshops to promote Dignity for All: A National Anti-Poverty Plan for Canada! More

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Economic and social rights guarantee social and economic security for all individuals. They include rights such as: the right to adequate food, clothing and housing, the right to the highest attainable standard of health, the right to education, the right to social security, the right to freely chosen work and the right to decent working […] […] More
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