The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) has just announced that Canada Without Poverty’s (CWP) Executive Director, Leilani Farha, has been appointed UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing....[... READ]
The Federal Court of Appeal ruled last week that Canadian employers must try to accommodate parents juggling work with child-care obligations.
The judges found that the Canada Border Services Agency...[... READ]
The Opposition Critic for Social Development says a major glitch in the provincial computer system is putting vulnerable children and adults at serious risk.
The province’s Integrated Case Management...[... READ]
Activist and poet Bud Osborn has passed away. Bud was a founding member of Vancouver Area Network of Drugs Users (VANDU), a group of users and former users who work to improve the lives of people who...[... READ]
NDP social development critic Michelle Mungall introduced in the legislature on Tuesday a private members bill that she said aims to fight poverty and improve economic realities for needy people.
There has been a recent streak of deadly domestic violence in British Columbia.
Women's advocates are calling for greater access to legal aid as some women fear the loss of their children in a court...[... READ]