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June 30, 2015
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]
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June 26, 2015
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]
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May 29, 2015
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]
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May 22, 2015
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]
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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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