Today, the Government of Canada announced it had met its target of reducing poverty in Canada by 20% by 2020 three years early, based on the income data released today by Statistics Canada.
Advocates from across Canada Call on Feds to Step Up Poverty Legislation in Open Letter The Dignity for All Campaign and Campaign 2000, along with over 500 anti-poverty advocates and organizations, have sent an open letter to the federal government…
Coalition calls for urgent action to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls February 6, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Federal government drops appeal, recognizes freedom of expression for charities February 1, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Last week, as celebrities, world leaders, cabinet ministers, and industry billionaires met in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum, Oxfam released its annual report on growing global inequality. The contrast is stark, as Oxfam’s report highlights how those with…
In the lead up to the release of Health Canada’s newest Canada Food Guide, people across the country were mired in debates about nutrition, sustainability, and food security.
The Honourable Minister Jean-Yves Duclos Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 January 23, 2019 Open Letter: Strengthening Bill C-87, An Act respecting the reduction of poverty
With the winter holidays fast approaching, people across Canada await the arrival of family, friends, and activities that will bring excitement and holiday cheer.
Contribuez au premier seuil de pauvreté officiel du Canada Jusqu’au 31 janvier 2019, Statistique Canada mène une consultation auprès des Canadiens pour recueillir des renseignements afin de l’aider à valider la manière dont nous mesurons la pauvreté.
Contribute to Canada’s First Official Poverty Line From now until January 31, 2019, Statistics Canada is conducting a consultation on the Market Basket Measure, the tool that will be used as Canada’s first official poverty line.
Federal government moves to secure country’s first poverty reduction strategy through legislation November 6, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
This October 17th, the flurry of activity on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty left all of us at Dignity for All feeling grateful and energized.