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Thousands Across Canada Call for an End to Poverty
10-17-17
Volunteers call for forthcoming national Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy to be based in human rights and fully funded in Budget 2018.
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Coalition of Poverty and Housing Advocates Call for a Rights-Based Approach to Addressing Poverty
10-16-17
Le texte français suit. Coalition of Poverty and Housing Advocates Call for a Rights-Based Approach to Addressing Poverty
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This World Mental Health Day, let’s talk about systemic dysfunction
10-10-17
October 10th is World Mental Health Day and it is time for people in Canada to reflect on the barriers to equality faced by those living with health issues related to mental health.
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Canada Without Poverty and partners submit UPR report
10-5-17
This week, Canada Without Poverty (CWP), eleven partner organizations, and twelve supporting organizations in the anti-poverty movement, submitted a report to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR). 
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Bill proposes adding social condition to Ontario Human Rights Code
10-4-17
Bill proposes adding social condition to Ontario Human Rights Code October 4, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canada Without Poverty (CWP) has learned that Nathalie Des Rosiers, MPP for Ottawa-Vanier, has introduced a bill adding social condition as a ground of protection to Ontario’s Human Rights Code.
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Presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance (FINA)
09-26-17
Yesterday, Canada Without Poverty’s Harriett McLachlan and Michèle Biss presented to the Standing Committee on Finance. This is a transcript of the oral presentation. 
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