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Coalition Calls on Canada to Deliver Equality for Indigenous Women and Girls
June 3, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, a coalition of civil society organizations is calling on all governments in Canada to end deeply embedded racism, sexism, and violence against Indigenous women and girls following the release of the National Inquiry’s Final Report.
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Federal budget: progress on Indigenous issues and pay equity, but no movement on poverty
February 27, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA – The government’s new budget commits $5 billion over five years to address the challenges faced by Indigenous peoples in Canada and highlights some measures to support people in low income, but it fails to take bold steps towards eradicating poverty in Canada and achieving gender equality for […]
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Indigenous Children and Foster Care: We Can Do So Much Better
Child apprehension is a painful and complex issue – an issue that becomes even more challenging with an understanding of those groups who are overrepresented in foster care. Without a doubt, the most affected group in this regard is Indigenous children.
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Government Releases Dimensions of Poverty Hub
Today, the Government of Canada launched its Dimensions of Poverty Hub, an online platform introducing statistics on the realities of poverty in Canada for the millions of people experiencing it.
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Canada’s Climate Emergency Impacts People in Poverty
Our climate crisis can no longer be on the backburner of people’s minds.
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Canada must step up to address failed Nutrition North
The announcement this week that Nutrition North has failed to address the needs of rural and remote communities is disheartening – yet doesn’t surprise many within the anti-poverty community.
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Dignity for All speaks to the Finance Committee on the Poverty Reduction Act
It’s important that legislation for the new federal Poverty Reduction Strategy passes before the coming federal election so that ending poverty remains a priority in Canada no matter who gets elected.
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Federal Budget commits to National Pharmacare Plan
Federal Budget commits to National Pharmacare Plan but shifts away from housing for the most marginalized
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Press Release: National Inquiry Coalition
Coalition calls for urgent action to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls February 6, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Open Letter: Strengthening Bill C-87
The Honourable Minister Jean-Yves Duclos Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 January 23, 2019 Open Letter: Strengthening Bill C-87, An Act respecting the reduction of poverty
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