The Dignity For All campaign, co-led by Canada Without Poverty and Citizens for Public Justice, has launched the Living in the Gap: A Snapshot of Precarity in Canada campaign to mark the third anniversary of the release of the DFA model anti-poverty plan.
Canada might rank highly as one of the “best countries” of 2018, but recent reports on economic inequality illustrate a different experience for many in the country.
This past Saturday, millions of women, men, and families in communities around the world — from New York City to a village of 65 in Nova Scotia — mobilized to march for women’s rights and against bigotry.
“It’s up to us, the poor people, to help make governments aware of the problems relating to poverty. We may not succeed, but we have to at the very least try.” – K Brookland, CWP Board Member for New Brunswick
For many in Canada – especially single mothers – a lack of affordable child care means a continuing cycle of poverty. With skyrocketing costs, especially in metro areas like Toronto and Vancouver, and a lack of available spaces, it makes…
Ending poverty in Canada must go beyond Canada Child Benefit October 24, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Le texte français suit. Coalition of Poverty and Housing Advocates Call for a Rights-Based Approach to Addressing Poverty
October 10th is World Mental Health Day and it is time for people in Canada to reflect on the barriers to equality faced by those living with health issues related to mental health.
This week, Canada Without Poverty (CWP), eleven partner organizations, and twelve supporting organizations in the anti-poverty movement, submitted a report to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
Yesterday, Canada Without Poverty’s Harriett McLachlan and Michèle Biss presented to the Standing Committee on Finance. This is a transcript of the oral presentation.
Last week, Statistics Canada released the 2016 Census data on income which showed a mixed bag for the country’s overall economic health.
Students head back to school this month to universities across the country; it’s a time to participate in social activities, a time to figure out what career path they’ll pursue, and – for many— it’s a time to rack up…