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Provinces and territories make limited progress on economic and social rights: Report
02-15-18
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2018 OTTAWA – A new report from Canada Without Poverty (CWP) shows a lack of significant progress by provincial and territorial governments on the realization of economic and social human rights, including the right to an adequate standard of living.
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What are the rights of youth facing homelessness?
02-14-18
Canada Without Poverty and Away Home Ottawa have developed an ongoing program series focusing on youth homelessness and the right to housing. This month, we’re featuring a series of guest blogs from our partners and youth participants to share their perspectives on the right to housing for young people in Canada.
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Precarity in Canada Requires Comprehensive Poverty Plan
02-8-18
Press Release: Precarity in Canada Requires Comprehensive Poverty Plan A new infographic series shows how people in Canada are struggling to make ends meet
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Dignity For All launches Living in the Gap campaign
02-8-18
The Dignity For All campaign, co-led by Canada Without Poverty and Citizens for Public Justice, has launched the Living in the Gap: A Snapshot of Precarity in Canada campaign to mark the third anniversary of the release of the DFA model anti-poverty plan.
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A less economically inclusive and equitable Canada?
01-31-18
Canada might rank highly as one of the “best countries” of 2018, but recent reports on economic inequality illustrate a different experience for many in the country.
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Marching to end poverty and advance women’s rights
01-23-18
This past Saturday,  millions of women, men, and families in communities around the world — from New York City to a village of 65 in Nova Scotia — mobilized to march for women’s rights and against bigotry. 
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