Tag human rights

The consequences of poverty and disaster

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This past weekend, news coverage in North America was dominated by the devastation unleased by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Images on television and social media showed alarmingly high waters, stranded people, and the total destruction of homes.

Take Action on Poverty This October 17th!

This week we have a video blog from ChewOnThis! organizer Adam Vasey with the Downtown Mission of Windsor on how the campaign can engage people in your community to be part of the growing movement from coast-to-coast-to-coast to take national…

Chew On This! Food for thought on poverty

Canada has a poverty problem. 4.9 million people across Canada currently live in poverty, 1.3 million of whom are children. 235,000 people experience homelessness annually. 1 in 8 Canadian households struggle to put food on the table.

CWP Submission to the CPRS Consultation

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Canada Without Poverty has submitted a report to the consultation process for the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy, highlighting a key feature of a human rights approach – the inclusion of first voices who have experienced poverty.