This is Penny Goldsmith's last official day as the Executive Co-ordinator of PovNet and it is safe to say that anyone involved with PovNet is going to miss Penny deeply. Penny Goldsmith has worked in...[... READ]
Yesterday the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that a Charter challenge holding governments responsible for the crisis in affordable housing and homelessness will never be heard in Canadian courts....[... READ]
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has found two women from Mexico working under the Temporary Foreign Worker program faced sexual harassment and discrimination in their workplace.
One complainant...[... READ]
Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie released her report, “Seniors Housing in B.C., Affordable, Appropriate, Available.” Among the 18 recommendations in the report, Mackenzie proposes a new initiative...[... READ]
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]
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]