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Canada Without Poverty

Canada Without Poverty
Led by a Board of Directors with lived and living experience of poverty, Canada Without Poverty (CWP) is a non-partisan, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to ending poverty in Canada. For over 50 years, we have held that poverty is a violation of human rights and have promoted public awareness and public policy solutions to end poverty for all people in Canada.
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Canada Needs a Rights-Based Approach to Anti-Poverty Strategies

Posted by Canada Without Poverty on September 1, 2023

Poverty rates in 2022 are estimated to be potentially double what Statistics Canada reports.

Canada Without Poverty has released Poverty Progress Profiles 2022 whose key message is that no benefit, social assistance program, or minimum wage rate in Canada is enough to provide people with sufficient money for everyday expenses. These include necessities like rent, nutritious food, childcare, transportation, and medications. In addition, no inflation benefit provides people with any lasting or adequate relief during this cost-of-living crisis in 2022.  

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