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Anti-Poverty News

January 15, 2016
The Office of the Seniors Advocate monitors and analyzes seniors’ services and issues in B.C., and makes recommendations to government and service providers to address systemic issues. [... READ]
Online Resource
January 12, 2016
The Disability Alliance BC has put together an update on the changes to the Disability Tax Credit application. See the attached letter and their website for more information. [... READ]
Article
January 8, 2016
This project aims to map places and resources in Metro Vancouver which may be particularly useful for incoming Syrian refugees and recent immigrants. It is available both online and in print maps. [... READ]
Online Resource
December 16, 2015
BCPIAC as part of their Access to Welfare campaign requested documents under the Freedom of Information Act from the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation's automated telephone inquiry... [... READ]
Article
December 16, 2015

(Term Position to March 31, 2017)
This position will provide backfill and support as required for the Administrative Legal...

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Deadline: Jan 6 2016 - 5:00pm
City: Coquitlam/Vancouver
Province: British Columbia
Job
November 30, 2015
Last week First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition released their annual report card with the latest statistics on child and family poverty in British Columbia. Again this year they found... [... READ]
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