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Canada Without Poverty

Alternate Name OCR
Former Name NAPO/ONAP (2009) ; National Anti-Poverty Organization (2009)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
251 Bank St, 5th Flr
Ottawa, ON K2P 1X3
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Intersection Bank St and Cooper St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters * free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) Non-partisan organization dedicated to the elimination of poverty in Canada * governed by a cross-country Board of Directors who individually have experienced poverty first-hand at some point in their lives 
Works to address the structural causes of and to promote lasting solutions to poverty, material deprivation, and social exclusion * focuses primarily on addressing poverty from a international human rights perspective through human rights education * policy development * engagement with international human rights mechanisms
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Anyone who supports the goals of the organization
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Hunger/Poverty Action Groups ; Issue Advocacy ~ Poverty Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-0096
Toll Free Phone 1-800-810-1076
Fax 613-566-3449
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Megan Hooft, Deputy Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Laura Neidhard, Development & Communications Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Leilani Farha, Executive Director; Email:
Other Details
Established 1971
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 130916638 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Newsletters * Annual Report * Research Publications
Resources Website, resource room
Accreditation No

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