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Canada must step up to address failed Nutrition North
05-23-19
The announcement this week that Nutrition North has failed to address the needs of rural and remote communities is disheartening – yet doesn’t surprise many within the anti-poverty community.
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Dignity for All speaks to the Finance Committee on the Poverty Reduction Act
05-21-19
It’s important that legislation for the new federal Poverty Reduction Strategy passes before the coming federal election so that ending poverty remains a priority in Canada no matter who gets elected.
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Framing poverty: who really gets to grow in Ontario?
04-17-19
My first official week at Canada Without Poverty (CWP) has been nothing shy of electric.
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New Legislation on Poverty and Housing
04-9-19
New Legislation on Poverty and Housing Takes Big Steps but Misses the Mark on Human Rights April 9, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA – Yesterday afternoon, the Government of Canada tabled the Budget Implementation Act (Bill C-97), which features legislation creating a Poverty Reduction Act, as well as a National Housing Strategy Act.
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CWP named winner of Progress Prize
03-29-19
This morning, the Broadbent Institute honoured Canada Without Poverty (CWP) and Leilani Farha, CWP’s Executive Director, with the 2018 Jack Layton Progress Prize.
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Reliable Internet Access is a Necessity
03-27-19
One thing is for sure, the federal government got it right in Budget 2019 when it said that reliable internet access is “no longer a luxury – but a necessity”.
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