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Anti-Poverty News

November 23, 2015
The Nanaimo Disability Centre has a new website at: You can also find them on Facebook. Check out their Find an Advocate listing as well: [... READ]
November 6, 2015
From the Disability Alliance BC: Starting December 1st 2015, people receiving the Persons with Disabilities benefit (PWD) will be able to have up to $100,000 in assets without it impacting their... [... READ]
November 2, 2015
Last week the BC Supreme Court recognized the right of homeless people to sleep in public spaces. The ruling struck down a bylaw in Abbotsford, BC that banned temporary shelters in parks. For the... [... READ]
October 21, 2015
Self-Advocate Net is an online community for the voice of Self Advocate leaders across BC. It is a place to have a voice, break down stereotypes and encourage positive change in our communities. You... [... READ]
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October 9, 2015
We are putting together some resources on poverty and the federal election. Check out the following resources to see how various organizations are trying to get poverty to be a federal election issue... [... READ]
September 14, 2015
The Canadian Rental Housing Index in an online interactive online map developed by a partnership of non-profit housing organizations and credit unions, which tracks renter income, affordability and... [... READ]
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