For many, that means living in substandard housing and going to school without enough to eat. In a country as prosperous as Canada, we shouldn’t be leaving this many of our children behind.
In 1989, the House of Commons unanimously adopted former NDP leader Ed Broadbent’s motion to end child poverty in Canada. But for 25 years, Conservative and Liberal governments have refused to act.
That’s why New Democrats have introduced a plan in Parliament to end child poverty in Canada—and we need your help to get it passed.
We the undersigned residents of Canada recognize the following:
Therefore, we call on the Government of Canada to adopt Motion M-534—the New Democrat plan to eliminate child poverty in Canada.