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Want to learn more about Canada’s first Poverty Reduction Act (PRA)?

February 11, 2019

Join the Webinar: Why Legislate? Making Canada’s Poverty Reduction Act Law February 19 from 1:00– 2:00 pm EST, hosted by Canada without Poverty (CWP).  We’ll answer questions like: What’s so important about the legislation attached to Canada’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy? What has the federal government proposed and how can it be strengthened? And what… Continue reading Want to learn more about Canada’s first Poverty Reduction Act (PRA)?

Sign the Open Letter: Strengthen Canada’s Poverty Reduction Bill

Poverty is the worst form of violence

January 28, 2019

Campaign 2000 and partner Dignity for All are collecting signatures for an open letter in English and French that will be sent to Minister Jean-Yves Duclos in mid-February. The letter provides concrete recommendations to strengthen Bill C-87, An Act respecting the reduction of poverty. It also urges Canada to commit to ending poverty by 2030 to align with the United… Continue reading Sign the Open Letter: Strengthen Canada’s Poverty Reduction Bill

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