Dear Dignity for All supporters, It is with mixed emotions that we are announcing the closing of the Dignity for All campaign. We are extremely grateful for the support of the hundreds of organizers, participants, and partners over more than a decade, and hope we can stay engaged through new partnerships and initiatives. Keep in…Continue reading Farewell statement
Cuts to social assistance are detrimental to our social fabric
The cost of living, affordability and tax breaks are top of mind for people living in Canada. Yet, amid the current federal election campaign, party leaders remain virtually silent on the issue of social assistance or ending poverty.
Thousands Across Canada Call for an End to Poverty
Volunteers call for forthcoming national Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy to be based in human rights and fully funded in Budget 2018.
We Can End, Not Just Reduce, Poverty in Canada
On September 28, 2017, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jean-Yves Duclos hosted the National Poverty Conference in Ottawa. This conference sought to bring stakeholders, front-line workers, academics, researchers, and members of the Minister’s Advisory Committee on Poverty together to discuss the development of the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy (CPRS) and to hear…Continue reading We Can End, Not Just Reduce, Poverty in Canada