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Statement to the Pre-Session of the Third UPR
04-12-18
Statement made at the UPR-Info.org Pre-Session for Canada’s 3rd UPR 12 April 2018, to delegates of the United Nations and Canadian Non-governmental Organizations Delivered by Harriett McLachlan, Canada Without Poverty Deputy Director (interim) and immediate past-President of the Board of Directors
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Filling health care gaps, addressing stress
04-4-18
April is a time with a lot of national and international observances and this week we rolled over into both Stress Awareness Month and National Oral Health Month – two areas where we can see the overwhelming and growing inequality that has made its home in Canada.
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Knowing your rights, naming injustice
03-14-18
Canada Without Poverty and partners have developed an ongoing program series focusing on youth homelessness and the right to housing. This month, we’re featuring a series of guest blogs from our partners and youth participants to share their perspectives on the right to housing for young people in Canada.
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What does pressing for real progress look like?
03-8-18
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is “Press for Progress”. Fuelled by global activism for women’s equality, 2018 is the year to press forward and progress gender parity in all environments.
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CERA’s Youth Housing Rights Program
02-28-18
Canada Without Poverty and Away Home Ottawa have developed an ongoing program series focusing on youth homelessness and the right to housing. This month, we’re featuring a series of guest blogs from our partners and youth participants to share their perspectives on the right to housing for young people in Canada. 
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Federal budget: progress on Indigenous issues and pay equity, but no movement on poverty
02-27-18
February 27, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA – The government’s new budget commits $5 billion over five years to address the challenges faced by Indigenous peoples in Canada and highlights some measures to support people in low income, but it fails to take bold steps towards eradicating poverty in Canada and achieving gender equality for […]
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