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What Does World Social Justice Day Mean for Canada?
02-20-17
What Does World Social Justice Day Mean for Canada? February 20th is the UN’s World Day for Social Justice, and this year, we’re reminded that despite extraordinary global strides towards eliminating poverty, equitable distribution of income and access to greater opportunities, we still have a long way to go.
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Government of Canada Announces Consultation Process for Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy
02-16-17
Government of Canada Announces Consultation Process for Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Dignity for All campaign leaders welcome announcement of consultation process for a national anti-poverty plan.
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Learning from Success: Canada’s Poverty Strategy
02-15-17
Canada is at a critical turning point for the 4.9 million people in this country who are living in poverty.
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A Bitter Pill to Swallow: Poverty as a Social Determinant of Health
02-8-17
A Bitter Pill to Swallow: Poverty as a Social Determinant of Health You probably don’t need a peer review study to tell you that poverty has a significant negative impact on health.
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Women in Canada Call For A National Gender Equality Plan After Millions March for Equality
02-1-17
(Ottawa: February 1, 2017) On the heels of a global mobilization for women’s rights, dozens of women’s, human rights and labour organizations are calling on the Government of Canada to develop and implement a National Gender Equality Plan.
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Criminalizing Poverty: A National Trend
01-31-17
Criminalizing Poverty: A National Trend Red zone. Talk to any person who is panhandling downtown in our nation’s capital and they will know the term. They will likely have a story about being “red zoned”.
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