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Jun 11, 2020, 08:00 ET Exceptionally high child poverty rates in Black, Indigenous communities indicator of systemic violence in Canada

TORONTO, June 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Amidst renewed mobilization by black communities for government and civil society to seriously address anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism in Canada, anti-poverty...


May 06, 2020, 17:06 ET Anti-poverty groups and allies call for more action for child living in poverty in federal COVID response plan

TORONTO, May 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Over 250 groups and individuals sent a letter today calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the federal COVID Cabinet Committee to ensure children living in poverty...


Jan 14, 2020, 00:01 ET New National Report Card on Child and Family Poverty Sets the Stage for a Poverty-Free Canada

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Thirty years after the first unanimous all-party promise to end child poverty, Campaign 2000's new report shows that over 1,350,000 children in Canada continue to live...


Jan 10, 2020, 07:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Release of new report on Child and Family Poverty: Setting the Stage for a Poverty Free Canada

TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - It has been 30 years since the federal government unanimously voted to end child poverty by the year 2000. Campaign 2000 will release its annual National Report Card on ...


Nov 25, 2019, 13:36 ET 30 YEARS LATE: Ending Poverty for the Next Generation

WINNIPEG and TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - On the eve of a new parliament being sworn in, the new and returning cohort of federally-elected politicians have the opportunity to make history by...


Oct 07, 2019, 16:45 ET New National Report on Child Poverty Shows Modest Decreases, Some Troubling Increases

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - With two weeks left before the federal election, Campaign 2000's new report, Child Poverty by Federal Riding: The Work Ahead for Canada's New Parliament, on child...


Nov 20, 2018, 04:00 ET 2018 Report Card Outlines Bold Ambitions for Child and Family Poverty Eradication

OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - With the 2019 federal election under a year away, all parties should embrace bold ambitions to eradicate child and family poverty in Canada, says Campaign 2000. Canada's ...


Nov 15, 2018, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Release of 2018 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Campaign 2000 will release its annual national Report Card on Child and Family Poverty on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. The media release, full report and infographics...


Jun 18, 2018, 07:00 ET Riding by Riding Analysis shows Child Poverty in Canada Knows No Boundaries

TORONTO, June 18, 2018 /CNW/ - With Canada's first federal Poverty Reduction Strategy expected within weeks, Campaign 2000 reveals a disturbing picture of the magnitude of child poverty in every...


Jun 16, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - New Report on Child Poverty by Federal Ridings/

TORONTO, June 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Campaign 2000 will release a report on Child Poverty by Ridings on Monday June 18, 2018. The media release, full report, companion data and infographics will be...


Jun 15, 2018, 14:49 ET Media Advisory - New Report on Child Poverty by Federal Ridings

TORONTO, June 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Campaign 2000 will release a report on Child Poverty by Ridings on Monday June 18, 2018. The media release, full report, companion data and infographics will be...


Nov 21, 2017, 07:00 ET 2017 Report Card Calls for Federal Leadership to Build a Poverty-Free Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - As Canada's 150th year since confederation closes, the federal government must seize the opportunity to usher in a new poverty-free era, according to Campaign 2000's...


Nov 21, 2017, 07:00 ET Ending Poverty Is Not Negotiable in Election 2018

Urgent Action Needed to Address Child and Family Poverty Rates TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Ending poverty for almost half a million children and their families should be a key platform for all...


Nov 17, 2017, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Release of 2017 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Ontario

TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario Campaign 2000 will release its annual provincial Report Card on Child and Family Poverty on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 in Toronto. The report entitled, Ending ...


Nov 17, 2017, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Release of 2017 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Campaign 2000 will release its annual national Report Card on Child and Family Poverty on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at a Joint Media Conference in Ottawa. Date & Time:...


Nov 24, 2016, 07:00 ET 2016 Report Card Provides Roadmap to Eradicate Child and Family Poverty in Canada

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada has a chronic child poverty problem that the federal government can solve but it must get to the roots of the issues plaguing families, says Anita Khanna,...


Nov 24, 2016, 07:00 ET Ontario Children Can't Wait

High rates of poverty among children at half way mark of Ontario Poverty Reduction Strategy TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario children continue to face high rates of poverty in Ontario. Ontario...


Nov 22, 2016, 08:14 ET Media Advisory - Release of 2016 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Campaign 2000 will release its annual national Report Card on Child and Family Poverty on Thursday, November 24th in a media conference taking place on Parliament Hill....


Nov 22, 2016, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Release of 2016 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Ontario

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario Campaign 2000 will release its annual provincial Report Card on Child and Family Poverty on Thursday, November 24th in Toronto. When: Thursday, November 24,...


Nov 24, 2015, 07:30 ET End Child and Family Poverty in Canada

Let's End Child Poverty for Good TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada has a once in a generation opportunity to end child and family poverty. With the federal government committed to creating a...


Nov 23, 2015, 10:21 ET Media Advisory - Release of Canada's 2015 National Report Card on Child and Family Poverty

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Campaign 2000 will release its annual National Report Card on Child and Family Poverty on Tuesday, November 24th in Toronto. This year marks 26 years since the...


Oct 08, 2015, 09:56 ET Campaign 2000 - Child poverty by federal riding

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - No riding in Canada is immune from child poverty, according to the latest research from Campaign 2000: End Child and Family Poverty in Canada. A striking new series of...


Nov 24, 2014, 10:31 ET Child Poverty 25 Years Later: Action Long Overdue

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Twenty five years after committing to end child poverty, Canada has a child poverty crisis. Child poverty is worse today than in 1989, the year all parties in the House ...


Feb 12, 2014, 13:31 ET Budget 2014: Children in Poverty Wait while Surplus Accumulates

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The 2014 Federal Budget has no clear strategies to address Canada's 14.3% child poverty rate and is out of step with Canadian values of caring about our neighbours'...


Nov 26, 2013, 10:28 ET Use Surplus to Reduce Poverty and Spur Spending - that's a Smart Action Plan

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Federal leadership to lift children out of poverty, prevent middle-class families from falling into poverty and to prevent Canadians from plunging into deeper poverty...