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Grappling with the early end of Ontario’s Basic Income pilot
I am often asked, “Why human rights?” And despite there being many good things that come out of the United Nations International Human Rights movement, it is the over-all covenantal agreement between state and the individual at the heart of it all that makes it work.
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Press Release: Income Tax Act Charter Challenge
Government of Canada appeals freedom of expression win for charities, people living in poverty August 16, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Statement on the changes to Ontario social assistance
The Ontario government’s announcement yesterday that they will discontinue the Basic Income Pilot Project and reduce social assistance rate increases set for the fall is a devastating blow for people living in poverty and a disturbing sign of this government’s priorities and approaches.
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Submission to Pre-Budget Consultations for Budget 2019
Canada Without Poverty has submitted a brief to the Standing Committee on Finance’s Pre-Budget Consultations in advance of the 2019 budget, calling for the government to take immediate steps to ensure that all people in Canada have access to an adequate standard of living.
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Anti-poverty group wins freedom of expression challenge
National anti-poverty group wins ground-breaking freedom of expression challenge July 17, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Underfunded and deprioritized: the PMMC grant
Underfunded and deprioritized: discrimination in the federal government’s PMMC grant The federal government recently overhauled the Federal Income Support for Parents of Murdered or Missing Children (PMMC) grant, a grant for parents dealing with the traumatic disappearance or death of their child if it results from a criminal offense.
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