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25,000 Syrian Refugees at our Doorstep: Opportunity Knocks
What does the arrival of 25,000 Syrian refugees mean for those already experiencing poverty in Canada? We think that it means a real opportunity for long term social policy change for those living in poverty. More
Making Poverty A Federal Priority Is Only The First Step
Over the past week CWP has been celebrating the news from Prime Minister Trudeau – after years of pushing the government to take action, Canada will have a national anti-poverty plan. This news is very encouraging, although there is a lot of work yet to be done. Today, in the Huffington Post Canada, Megan Hooft, […] More
Food for Thought: Report Marks Need for Upstream Solutions
Today, Food Banks Canada released the 2015 Hunger Count report. For the anti-poverty community this report is critical to our understanding of the experience of poverty, particularly as it relates to reliance on food banks throughout each province and territory. More

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Mark Your Calendars for December 1st
What’s Your Giving Moment on December 1st? For the first time ever CWP is taking part in GivingTuesday! […] More
Have You Taken the Pledge to End Poverty?
Have you taken The Pledge? For the price of a cup of coffee, you can help end poverty in Canada! With the beginning of the 2015 fiscal year, everyone here at CWP has been busy planning for the year ahead. Unfortunately since 2008 CWP hasn’t received any receive government funding so we rely entirely on […] […] More
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