Government of Canada appeals freedom of expression win for charities, people living in poverty August 16, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
National anti-poverty group wins ground-breaking freedom of expression challenge July 17, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Canada Without Poverty in court on Monday to challenge government restrictions on charities’ freedom of expression April 20, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Le texte français suit. Coalition of Poverty and Housing Advocates Call for a Rights-Based Approach to Addressing Poverty
Bill proposes adding social condition to Ontario Human Rights Code October 4, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canada Without Poverty (CWP) has learned that Nathalie Des Rosiers, MPP for Ottawa-Vanier, has introduced a bill adding social condition as a ground of…
Earlier this year, we moved into a new office at the 25One Community in downtown Ottawa.
(Ottawa: February 1, 2017) On the heels of a global mobilization for women’s rights, dozens of women’s, human rights and labour organizations are calling on the Government of Canada to develop and implement a National Gender Equality Plan.
Canada Without Poverty Launches Charter Challenge to Restrictions on Freedom of Charities to Promote Changes to Laws and Policies
CWP was pleased to see Prime Minister Trudeau’s comment that poverty is sexist in a recent letter to the ONE campaign.
New from CWP: Leilani Farha, CWP’s Executive Director and UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing sheds light on the recent announcement by the federal government to undertake a nation-wide homeless count.
What does the arrival of 25,000 Syrian refugees mean for those already experiencing poverty in Canada? We think that it means a real opportunity for long term social policy change for those living in poverty.
Congratulations to Leilani Farha on receiving an honourary degree from Mount Saint Vincent University!