- Progress on poverty, one step at a time.
It can be easy to get discouraged. We’re being governed by a precarious minority parliament, the economy is still in the tank, and despite a 20-year-old commitment to change , almost one child out of every 10 still lives in poverty in Canada to ...
Story - Karri - 11/21/2012 - 11:19 - 0 comments
- CPJ on Goldhawk Live
CPJ's policy analyst Karri Munn-Venn will appear on Goldhawk Live with Dale Goldhawk on the Cable Public Affairs Channel on Sunday November 29 at 7PM ET / 4PM PT. The question that callers will be asked to answer is "Are our l ...
Page - Karri - 11/29/2009 - 10:02 - 0 comments
- CPJ on Goldhawk Live - watch the show!
For those of you that are regular readers of the CPJ website and blog, you will have noticed a few references last week to the fact that 20 years have gone by since the Canadian Parliament passed a unanimous resolution to end child poverty by the year 2 ...
Blog entry - Karri - 11/30/2009 - 19:59 - 0 comments
- In From the Margins
Earlier this afternoon, the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology’s Subcommittee on Cities released, In From the Margins: A Call to Action on Poverty, Housing and Homelessness. In a press conference on the ...
Blog entry - Karri - 12/09/2009 - 16:54 - 0 comments
- Towards a Just and Sustainable Society
2009 was an exciting year for CPJ. We launched Dignity for All: The Campaign for a Poverty-free Canada , which has already garnered thousands of supporters. We established and enhanced important partnerships through our participation in major events ...
Story - Karri - 11/22/2012 - 12:01 - 2 comments
- Senate Report Offers Valuable Contribution
[D]espite the thoughtful efforts and many promising practices of governments, the private sector, and community organizations, that are helping many Canadians, the system that is intended to lift people out of poverty is substantially broken, often ...
Story - Karri - 11/21/2012 - 11:33 - 1 comment
- The Dish on Dignity: Breaking down barriers and building understanding
What is the face of poverty where you live? Is it evident in your community and on the streets? Or perhaps it is invisible, hidden inside small apartments and at early morning breakfast programs. Maybe you are the face of poverty, stuck on the edge, str ...
Story - Karri - 02/09/2010 - 14:58 - 0 comments
- Alex Neve: Freedom from Poverty is a Human Right
Alex Neve, Secretary General Amnesty International Canada The first line of the pledge that is at the heart of the Dignity for All Campaign says it very clearly, succinctly and powerfully: I believe that freedom from poverty is a human rig ...
Blog entry - Karri - 02/25/2010 - 10:16 - 0 comments
- Poverty in Canada: Offering a Faithful Response
“We all live in God's world, we are part of Canadian society, and of our local community. Jesus calls us to be agents of transformation, to seek justice for all.” That was the message that I shared with the congregation of St. Peter’ ...
Blog entry - Karri - 02/25/2010 - 14:45 - 0 comments
- Ola! February 2010
Table of Contents [ hide ] The Dish on Dignity: Breaking down barriers and building understanding CPJ Heads to Western Canada Hear CPJ in London and Waterloo Parliament Set to Resume March 3; CPJ Budg ...
Ola! - Karri - 02/26/2010 - 13:43 - 0 comments
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