Poverty is a violation of human rights.

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Stop blaming those who are homeless
CWP’s Michele Biss and Pivot Legal Society’s DJ Larkin share their thoughts on the Super Intent community and the BC Government’s duty to fulfill its human rights obligations to ensure that all people in the province are free of homelessness.  You can read their Times Colonist oped here. More
Cap-And-Trade Keeps Ontarians Trapped In Energy Poverty
What is energy poverty? And how will the Ontario government’s new Climate Action Plan affect the 1.5 – 2 million living in poverty in the province? This week, CWP’s Deputy Director, Megan Hooft, weighs in on her Huffington Post Canada poverty blog. More
Youth Rights! Right Now!
All young people have the right to be free of homelessness. Along with our amazing partners, CWP is excited to announce the release of Youth Rights! Right Now! Ending Youth Homelessness: A Human Rights Guide. More

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