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Decline in child poverty rates welcome, more action needed

March 5, 2019

Newly released data from Statistics Canada’s Canadian Income Survey confirm the importance of government investments to combat poverty and make the case for additional funding to support low income children and families in Budget 2019, says Campaign 2000. “For decades, Campaign 2000 has called for stronger government investment in income transfers such as the Canada… Continue reading Decline in child poverty rates welcome, more action needed

Government Urged to Step Up Poverty Legislation in Open Letter

Poverty is the worst form of violence

February 20, 2019

Campaign 2000 and partners at the Dignity for All Campaign have sent an open letter to Minister Jean-Yves Duclos with recommendations to strengthen Bill C-87, An Act respecting the reduction of poverty. This is in anticipation of the federal government’s legislation of Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy (CPRS). Read our Media Release for more details.  To download… Continue reading Government Urged to Step Up Poverty Legislation in Open Letter

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