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Thousands Across Canada Call for Federal Action on Poverty

Volunteers call for forthcoming national anti-poverty plan to assure the rights of people in living in poverty

For Immediate Release 

Ottawa, ON, October 17, 2016 — Today, October 17th is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Volunteers across Canada are taking to the streets to participate in the fourth annual “ChewOnThis!” campaign. The campaign is organized by the Dignity for All campaign which is co-led by Canada Without Poverty (CWP) and Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ).

Chew on This! 2017

ChewonThis On October 17, 2017, people across Canada will gather in their communities for Chew on This!  which marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This October, on the 5th anniversary of Chew on This!, we’re planning to have even more groups across the country join us as we draw attention to poverty and food insecurity in Canada.

If you would like to organize a local Chew on This! event, find more information from Dignity for All.

Across Canada | October 17, 2017

Human rights key to poverty reduction plan

Anti-poverty group calls for Duclos to listen to Canadians with lived experiences of poverty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, ON: October 4, 2016 — Today, Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development announced that he will be consulting with Canadians to develop a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy (CPRS).

A Discussion on Basic Income

From The Catalyst, Summer 2016
By Mary Boyd & Jamie Swift

Two CPJ supporters explain their arguments for and against implementing a basic income, a system where the government ensures that everyone in Canada receives a certain level of income.

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