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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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PRESS RELEASE: Canada has opportunity with NHS
Canada has opportunity to show human rights leadership with National Housing Strategy
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Groups do not support extension of time or additional funding for National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls until conditions are met
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Ending poverty must go beyond Canada Child Benefit
Ending poverty in Canada must go beyond Canada Child Benefit October 24, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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