News Category Archive

Spotlight on Poverty: K Brookland
11-28-17
“It’s up to us, the poor people, to help make governments aware of the problems relating to poverty. We may not succeed, but we have to at the very least try.” – K Brookland, CWP Board Member for New Brunswick
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PRESS RELEASE: Canada has opportunity with NHS
11-22-17
Canada has opportunity to show human rights leadership with National Housing Strategy
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Spotlight on Poverty: Amanda Ens
11-21-17
“Ensuring that the voices of those affected by poverty are heard is absolutely necessary in order to end poverty.” – Amanda Ens, CWP Board Member for Western Region
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PRESS RELEASE: Groups do not support extension of time additional or funding for National Inquiry into MMIWG
11-20-17
Groups do not support extension of time or additional funding for National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls until conditions are met
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New legislation must ensure labour protections extend to workers in poverty
11-15-17
As the media coverage exposing harassment and sexual violence in places like Hollywood and the political sphere, there is timely legislation moving forward which addresses harassment in the workplace on both the federal and provincial levels.
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Poverty, Labour, and Housing News Roundup – Mid-November
11-8-17
It’s been a busy news week again for social and economic change in Canada! In this week’s blog, we thought it may be helpful to look at some of the big things happening at the regional level that could impact the lives of those in poverty.
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