Campaign 2000 Releases New Child Poverty Report Card

Campaign 2000 releases
New Report Card on Child & Family Poverty in Canada

To mark the 22 years this November since the House of Commons’ all-party resolution to end child poverty in Canada and to release Campaign 2000’s 20th National Report Card on Child/Family Poverty, Campaign 2000 is organizing a Toronto event with its host agency Family Service Toronto (FST) on Nov. 23, 2011.  This will also kick off the first of several events leading to FST’s Centennial in 2014.

On Thursday, Nov. 24th, a Bread and Roses Breakfast with MPs and Senators will be held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.  This special event is organized jointly by Campaign 2000 and YWCA Canada.  For further information, email us at liyugu@familyservicetoronto.org or by calling 416-595-9230 ext 244.

Other new report cards will be released and posted online as of Nov. 23, 2011 so stay tuned for more.

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Anniversary Project Creator Speaks on TVO Poverty Panel

The Anniversary Project creator, Nance Ackerman spoke on the topic of child poverty in Canada, on a panel after the screening of her film,  Film Four Feet Up – on TVO

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Child Poverty Stats Unchanged

- Child Poverty Rates Unchanged in nearly 2 Decades – cbc
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2007/11/26/child-poverty.html

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