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Anti-poverty group wins freedom of expression challenge
National anti-poverty group wins ground-breaking freedom of expression challenge July 17, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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United Nations review tells Canada to step up to end poverty, homelessness, and inequality
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENEVA – The countries responsible for reviewing Canada’s human rights record for the third Universal Period Review (UPR) issued a list of recommendations focusing on addressing the inequalities and socioeconomic disparities facing Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, migrant workers, and other marginalized communities.
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Canada Without Poverty in court on Monday
Canada Without Poverty in court on Monday to challenge government restrictions on charities’ freedom of expression April 20, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Federal budget: progress on Indigenous issues and pay equity, but no movement on poverty
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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Provinces and territories make limited progress on economic and social rights: Report
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2018 OTTAWA – A new report from Canada Without Poverty (CWP) shows a lack of significant progress by provincial and territorial governments on the realization of economic and social human rights, including the right to an adequate standard of living.
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Precarity in Canada Requires Comprehensive Poverty Plan
Press Release: Precarity in Canada Requires Comprehensive Poverty Plan A new infographic series shows how people in Canada are struggling to make ends meet
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