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The Canada Gazette is the official news bulletin of the Government of Canada.
Keywords: Media, All of Canada
The BC Government offers a vast array of programs and services for people with disabilities. This website page, outlines the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation's services for...
Keywords: PWD, British Columbia
The Social Security Tribunal (SST) is an administrative tribunal that provides appeal processes for Employment Insurance (EI), the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), and Old Age Security (OAS) decisions. The...
Keywords: Legal Research, Seniors and Elders, All of Canada
Persons with Disabilities Online is a huge Government of Canada database containing links related to disability issues created in collaboration between Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers...
Keywords: Disability, All of Canada
The Metro Vancouver website contains Vancouver's Regional Homelessness Plan, and information bulletins from the steering committee.
Keywords: Government Policy, Homelessness, British Columbia
The City of Vancouver website has a section on Housing and Homelessness. This section contains information on the City’s housing policy, programs and research.
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
Status of Women Canada (SWC) is a federal government organization that promotes the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada.
Keywords: Human Rights, Women, All of Canada
The Canadian Human Rights Commission administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Both laws ensure that the principles of equal...
Keywords: Human Rights, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
BC Government - Seniors is the BC Government's website on Seniors. It provides information about government programs and services for older adults. Included on the website are sections on health care...
Keywords: elders, Health, health, seniors, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
The website of Veterans Affairs Canada contains information on services and benefits for veterans.
Keywords: seniors, veterans affairs, All of Canada
The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information and dispute resolution services. The information on this B.C. government web site will help you understand your rights...
Keywords: Government Policy, Housing, housing, housing, tenants rights, tenants rights, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
The Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is a unique community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness by providing direct support and funding to communities across Canada. HPS...
Keywords: federal government, homeless, Homelessness, All of Canada
The CVITP helps eligible individuals who are not able to complete their income tax and benefit returns by themselves. Introduced in 1971, this program was intended to ensure that all taxpayers had...
Keywords: income tax, taxes, volunteer tax clinic, All of Canada
Social assistance policy manuals are an important source of detailed information about such questions as initial and ongoing eligibility, the treatment of assets and income, how benefits are...
Keywords: Disability, social assistance, social assistance, Welfare, welfare manual, welfare policy, welfare policy, All of Canada
The BC Government's Employment Standards Branch administers the Employment Standards Act and Regulation, which set minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most workplaces.
Keywords: employee rights, Employment Standards, wages, Workers' Rights, working conditions, British Columbia
JusticeBC is a portal that provides information on the criminal justice, family justice, and justice reform.
Keywords: court services, criminal law, criminal record, jury duty, justice, justice system, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), victim services, youth justice, British Columbia
RuralBC is a website put together by the BC government intended to meet the needs of rural communities. There is a map that allows you find services and resources in your region.
Keywords: Education, Family, government services, Health, rural communities, services map, Unemployment, British Columbia
This Stats Canada site includes statistics and reports on individuals and families living with low income in Canada, various provinces, or other geographical units (e.g., cities, small towns, and...
Keywords: inequality, low income, Poverty Research, poverty statistics, Stats Canada, All of Canada
The Violence Prevention Initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador reflects government’s commitment to addressing the problem of violence in this province. The Initiative is a six year...
Keywords: child abuse, Children and Youth, Disability, elder abuse, Seniors and Elders, Violence, violence against women, violence prevention, Women, Newfoundland
The Ombudsperson receives inquiries and complaints about the practices and services provided by public agencies. While not an advocate, the Ombudsperson can conduct impartial and confidential...
Keywords: complaints, Government Policy, ombudsman, public agency, British Columbia