Vision to Action: Canada without Poverty
20 years ago, the House of Commons passed an all-party resolution to end child poverty in Canada by 2000. As we approach the 20th anniversary, Budget 2009 should make good on that promise. CPJ’s pre-budget brief to the Standing Committee on Finance [PDF 328KB] captures this sentiment, urging the government to commit to a Canada without poverty by implementing a national poverty reduction strategy.
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