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Campaign 2000’s New National Report Card on Child and Family Poverty Sets the Stage for a Poverty-Free Canada

January 14, 2020

In 1989, all federally represented parties voted unanimously in the House of Commons to end child poverty by the year 2000.  After the passing of this resolution, rates of child poverty continued to rise before they decreased.  Thirty years later, there are over 1.35 million children living in poverty with their families in Canada today… Continue reading Campaign 2000’s New National Report Card on Child and Family Poverty Sets the Stage for a Poverty-Free Canada

30 Years Late: Ending Poverty for the Next Generation

November 24, 2019

On the eve of a new parliament being sworn in, Campaign 2000 and its partners from coast to coast to coast are urging the new and returning cohort of federally-elected politicians to seize the opportunity and make history by recommitting to the elimination of child and family poverty in Canada. November 24, 2019 marks 30… Continue reading 30 Years Late: Ending Poverty for the Next Generation

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