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Federal Budget Consultations 2021

February 18, 2021

We are at a crossroads.  Effectiveness of the national poverty reduction strategy has stalled. Between 2015 and 2017 we experienced a 9.7 % decrease in the child poverty rate (Census Family Low Income Measure, After Tax); but progress had not continued.  By 2018 and there was deterioration in the child poverty rate in many provinces… Continue reading Federal Budget Consultations 2021

C2000 asks for CERB repayment amnesty for low-income families

December 22, 2020

Campaign 2000 calls on all federal leaders to take a stand in support of all low income people in Canada who have faced economic hardship before and during the pandemic by supporting a broad repayment amnesty for those who received the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) but were later deemed ineligible. “The federal government’s roll… Continue reading C2000 asks for CERB repayment amnesty for low-income families

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