- Social Justice Groups Demand Attention to Poverty and Inequality Down Home Stretch of Election
Media Release – for release at 10:00am Eastern, Thursday, October 2, 2008 Ottawa – Three Canadian social justice groups with members across Canada today demanded that poverty and social inequality issues be given greater attention by ...
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- Reflections from CPJ's new policy analyst
A month has now passed since I joined the team at CPJ and it has certainly been an interesting time. Starting a public policy job in the middle of an election campaign has been very exciting. I’ve had the chance to study party platforms and politi ...
Blog entry - Karri - 10/24/2008 - 11:38 - 0 comments
- Election 2008: The Importance of Active Citizenship
It has been an interesting time in Canada over the last five weeks. What began as a campaign that was as much about sweaters as substance, has evolved into a serious exploration about who is most able to lead Canada through what it sure to be a difficul ...
Story - Karri - 10/14/2008 - 09:54 - 0 comments
- I have to hope
Like many Canadians, I have spent a lot of time over the last five weeks following the election. Asking what are the big issues? What will change? What will stay the same? Somewhere along the line, I allowed myself to hope that when all was said and ...
Blog entry - Karri - 01/02/2013 - 10:06 - 1 comment
- Stand Up against poverty: Coalition organizes anti-poverty event
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ottawa, ON: Friday, October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ), along with the National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) and the Ottawa District Labour Council (ODL ...
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- The recurrent question
Over the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to speak with a number of journalists about CPJ’s poverty work. Despite the short time frame, the context of each of these conversations was unique: the federal election campaign, the Internation ...
Blog entry - Karri - 01/02/2013 - 09:54 - 0 comments
- Encouraging News: Canadians Support Government Action on Poverty
Last week, I posted a reflection on the recurrent question: why is poverty an issue in Canada? I said that addressing poverty in Canada is a matter of political will. I also said that part of the problem has been a willingness on the part of Canadia ...
Blog entry - Karri - 01/02/2013 - 10:05 - 0 comments
- Diane Finley named new Minister of Human Resources
Prime Minister Stephen Harper named his new 38-member Cabinet this morning. This new Cabinet is larger (up from 31) and contains more women (up to 11 from seven) than the previous Cabinet; it also contains a younger roster of Ministers, many in their 30 ...
Blog entry - Karri - 01/02/2013 - 10:07 - 1 comment
- Renewed Funding for Affordable Housing
On Wednesday, September 17, Human Resources and Social Development Minister Monte Solberg announced that the federal government was renewing funding for three national programs aimed at combating homelessness and providing affordable housing across Cana ...
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- International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
On Friday, October 17, 2008 – the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – CPJ socio-economic policy analyst, Karri Munn-Venn, spoke with Michael O’Byrne on CTV Ottawa’s News at Noon. --> (Poverty, Up ...
Story - Karri - 11/11/2008 - 12:46 - 0 comments
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