Senior Researcher, Rita Yembilah, PhD responds to the Angus Reid Institute's report that asks, "What does poverty look like in Canada?" in a newly released article. Read it here.
Our Senior Researcher, Rita Yembilah, considers the zero tolerance immigration policy implemented by the US government within the context of childhood poverty.
Download your copy of Spero Spring 2018.
Derek Cook shares his personal journey through the world of minimum wage work and poverty and reflects on pulling himself out of that world and those who are stuck within the struggle.
This workshop is designed for community leaders interested in how the co-operative business model can be used to capture opportunities in their communities. By examining the co-operative business model from a practitioner’s perspective, and working on real-life applications, participants gain a better understanding of the process of working with groups interested in developing a co-operative. Through this workshop, participants:
- improve their understanding of the co-op business model,
- explore real-life case studies as a group, and
- leave with a clear understanding of where the co-operative model works best.
February 7th from 9:00 – 11:00 at Ambrose University.
To register visit: https://coopconnections.eventbrite.ca
Last month, CPI was one of 12 organizations to join in a submission to the Human Rights Council on the Occasion of the 3rd Universal Periodic Review of Canada.
Read the CPI's brief containing a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy, submitted October 2017 to the Ministry of Families, Children and Social Development.
An article to mark the 25th anniversary of International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which considers the four groups referred to in scripture: the widow, the alien, the afflicted and the fatherless.
The Canadian Poverty Institute is pleased to announce the launch of a new project, the Justice Sector Coordination Research Project.
With funding from the Law Foundation of Ontario, this project will examine the justice sector service system in Alberta to identify barriers to service coordination and integration and develop recommendations for more effective service integration.
The purpose of the project is to enhance the coordination of justice services in order to increase access to justice for vulnerable Albertans.