Tag Refugees

The consequences of poverty and disaster

A drop hitting water.

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.

CWP Speaks Out at the Finance Committee

As you’ve probably heard, Canada Without Poverty has been speaking out loudly about our concerns with the federal government’s attempts to restrict refugees from social assistance, first through a Private Member’s Bill and now through the Omnibus Budget Bill. This…

Budget Bill Targets Refugees at their Most Vulnerable

For Immediate Release National/Regional/Local October 28, 2014 – Canada without Poverty and the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) today expressed their deep dismay at provisions in Bill C-43, the omnibus budget bill that could lead to newly arrived refugees being…