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Canada must step up to address failed Nutrition North
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
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?
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
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
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
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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