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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Welcome James Armbruster to the CWP Team!
CWP is excited to announce that James Armbruster will be joining CWP as our new Development and Communications Coordinator! To introduce himself to you, our dedicated followers and supporters, James has written the following introduction, check it out below: More
Take Two: CWP on Youth, Poverty and Human Rights
Did you know that 20% of Canada’s homeless population are youth and that nearly 300,000 young people in Canada are forced to turn to food banks each month? And did you know that the poverty rate for young people in Canada is 17.3% and a startling 19.2% for aboriginal youth? On October 22nd 2014, CWP […] More
Women’s Leadership, Women’s Equality
What does women’s leadership mean for economic prosperity in Canada? How does poverty affect women’s equality? In the next three weeks, from February 14th to Women’s Day on March 8th, people in Canada are considering questions like this about the clear disconnect between women and full economic, social and cultural equality. 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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