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Ontario 2019 Pre-budget Submission

January 31, 2019

Ontario is a wealthy province, yet the latest child and family poverty data illustrate that not all Ontarians start from an equal place. According to the latest tax filer data, 19.5% of children under the age of 18 live in poverty (Census Family Low Income Measure After Tax). The percentage of children in marginalized families… Continue reading

Sign the Open Letter: Strengthen Canada’s Poverty Reduction Bill

Poverty is the worst form of violence. End hunger now.

January 28, 2019

Campaign 2000 and partner Dignity for All are collecting signatures for an open letter that will be sent to Minister Jean-Yves Duclos in mid-February. The letter provides concrete recommendations to strengthen Bill C-87, An Act respecting the reduction of poverty. It also urges Canada to commit to ending poverty by 2030 to align with the… Continue reading

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