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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

Is Progress on Ending Child Poverty Stalling?

Beyond the Pandemic: Rising Up for a Canada Free of Poverty

December 9, 2020

Today, Campaign 2000 releases its annual report on child and family poverty, Beyond the Pandemic: Rising Up for a Canada Free of Poverty. New findings show that prior to the pandemic, over 1,330,000 children in Canada lived in poverty, and the child poverty rate declined less than half a percentage point between 2017-2018 from 18.6% to… Continue reading Is Progress on Ending Child Poverty Stalling?

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