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Unequal systems: food access and prejudice in Canada
Does this sound familiar to you: “the only reason that poor people are so unhealthy is that they don’t know how to eat a healthy diet”?
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International Spotlight on Canada at UN Review on Racial Discrimination
Canada is under review this week for some of the most egregious violations of human rights: the discriminatory treatment of racialized persons and the continuing systemic barriers that prevent equality in the country.
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Take Action on Poverty This October 17th!
This week we have a video blog from ChewOnThis! organizer Adam Vasey with the Downtown Mission of Windsor on how the campaign can engage people in your community to be part of the growing movement from coast-to-coast-to-coast to take national action on poverty and food insecurity.
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Chew On This! Food for thought on poverty
Canada has a poverty problem. 4.9 million people across Canada currently live in poverty, 1.3 million of whom are children. 235,000 people experience homelessness annually. 1 in 8 Canadian households struggle to put food on the table.
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Canada Without Poverty Submission to Pre-Budget Consultations for Budget 2018
Canada Without Poverty has submitted a brief to the Standing Committee on Finance’s Pre-Budget Consultations in advance of the 2018 budget, calling for the government to take immediate steps to support the economic contributions of people in Canada and meet the country’s obligations under international human rights law.
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Bill 70: A Blight on Québec’s Human Rights Reputation
It’s not his birthday, Valentine’s Day, or the holiday season, but this July and August , Minister François Blais, Ministre de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale du Québec, will have a mailbox full of cards.
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