Campaign 2000

Addressing The Child Poverty Chasm Begins At Home

Lianne Castelino | Posted 03.08.2017 | Canada Parents
Lianne Castelino

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.

Child Poverty Needs To Be An Election Issue, Says Campaign 2000

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Parents

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. Cam...

15 Federal Ridings With The Highest Child Poverty Rates, According To Campaign 2000

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Parents

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 elec...

Child Poverty Data Aims To Put Issue On Election Agenda

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2015 | Canada Politics

Campaign 2000, an anti-poverty group, is hoping to put poverty issues into the campaign spotlight as the federal election looms.

Child Poverty Needs More Action, Less Talk

Megan Hooft | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Politics
 Megan Hooft

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.

End Child Benefits And Lift 174,000 Kids Out Of Poverty?

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Ottawa should eliminate some cash payments and child tax benefits and credits offered to Canadian parents and instead direct the money to th...

What Happened To Canada's Promise To Eradicate Child Poverty?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada Business

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 s...