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April 15, 2015
Challenging CPP & OAS Decisions: Navigating the New SST System for Advocates from PovNet Society on Vimeo. This webinar introduces advocates to the new appeal system, particularly the new Social... [... READ]
Online Resource
April 15, 2015
Challenging EI Decisions: Navigating the New SST System from PovNet Society on Vimeo. This webinar introduces advocates to the new appeal system, particularly the new internal reconsideration stage... [... READ]
Online Resource
April 14, 2015
A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled that the Downtown Vancouver Ambassadors, a program paid for by the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, has discriminated against homeless people... [... READ]
Article
April 1, 2015
Advocacy groups estimate that there are an estimated 70,000 temporary workers in Canada whose contracts are suppose to end today due to the federal government's changes to the temporary foreign... [... READ]
Article
March 27, 2015
Rural communities across BC, including Nelson, Nanaimo, and Nelson are also struggling with increased homelessness due to the lack of affordable housing and low welfare rates. [... READ]
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March 27, 2015
Earlier this week Vancouver conducted its annual homelessness count. Last year the count found that despite the mayor's pledge to end homelessness by 2015 the number of people living on the streets... [... READ]
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