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Child poverty should make us all ashamed. Every single day that it continues to be a stark reality in this country should make each of us stop, think and be moved to action.
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OTTAWA — Canada's largest city is home to federal ridings with some of the highest rates of poverty in the country, newly released data shows. Campaign 2000, an anti-poverty group that crunched number...
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OTTAWA — The anti-poverty group Campaign 2000 has released data on child poverty rates as part of a push to shine light on the issue during the election campaign. Here are the top 15 ridings with the...
Campaign 2000, an anti-poverty group, is hoping to put poverty issues into the campaign spotlight as the federal election looms.
In 1989 the federal government voted unanimously on a motion to end child poverty by the year 2000. Nothing happened. In 2009, another motion was unanimously passed in the House of Commons that called for the development of a national poverty strategy. Again nothing happened. Actions speak louder than words, and in this case there is deafening silence.
TORONTO - Ottawa should eliminate some cash payments and child tax benefits and credits offered to Canadian parents and instead direct the money to the lowest-income families, an anti-poverty coalitio...
It has been more than 20 years since the House of Commons unanimously resolved to end child poverty by 2000, but a national advocacy group says it's shocked by how little progress has been made. Whil...