News Category Archive

Universal child care makes economic and social sense
11-2-17
For many in Canada – especially single mothers – a lack of affordable child care means a continuing cycle of poverty. With skyrocketing costs, especially in metro areas like Toronto and Vancouver, and a lack of available spaces, it makes more sense for many adults, often represented by women in a household, to remain at […]
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Poverty and Housing News Roundup
10-26-17
Between the Fall Fiscal Statement and the release of Census 2016 data on housing affordability, it’s been an eventful and busy time here at Canada Without Poverty (CWP). With everything going on, we wanted to break down some key takeaways and highlights to help you make sense of all the news this week.
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Ending poverty must go beyond Canada Child Benefit
10-24-17
Ending poverty in Canada must go beyond Canada Child Benefit October 24, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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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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