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May 13, 2015
In a 40 page complaint filed yesterday, nine social service agencies from across BC have asked the Ombudsperson of BC to launch a systemic investigation into service reductions at the Ministry of... [... READ]
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April 23, 2015
The Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH) works collaboratively with the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness to create a culturally-specific approach to Aboriginal (First Nations... [... READ]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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