Speech from the Throne must Prioritize Children & Families in Poverty

December 4, 2015

End Child and Family Poverty in Canada will focus on how the Speech from the Throne addresses the urgent need for immediate action to eradicate child and family poverty in Canada. “We recognize the significant poverty reduction potential of the commitments from the new federal government and we are focused on how and when these… Continue reading Speech from the Throne must Prioritize Children & Families in Poverty

2015 National Report Card Release

November 24, 2015

The 2015 report card, entitled Let’s Do This: Let’s End Child Poverty for Good outlines the once in a generation opportunity before Canada to eradicate child and family poverty. With the federal government committed to collaboratively developing a national poverty reduction strategy, Canada must seize the opportunity to finally end the child poverty crisis for good. The… Continue reading 2015 National Report Card Release

Mapping Child Poverty: A Reality in Every Federal Riding

October 8, 2015

No riding in Canada is immune from child poverty, according to the latest research from Campaign 2000: End Child and Family Poverty in Canada. A striking new series of maps demonstrates that child and family poverty persists in every riding nation wide. With over 1.3 million children living in poverty in Canada, the issue affects… Continue reading Mapping Child Poverty: A Reality in Every Federal Riding

Campaign 2000 responds to Federal Budget 2015

April 22, 2015

Touted as family-friendly, the 2015 federal budget misses its target by providing costly tax cuts to the wealthy at the expense of the pressing needs of the majority of Canada’s children and families, including those in poverty. “This budget is out of step with the realities of the majority of families in Canada who struggle… Continue reading Campaign 2000 responds to Federal Budget 2015