Children and Youth

BCTF Antipoverty poster
April 8, 2011
The British Columbia Teachers' Federation has created an antipoverty social justice action group to help support you in your work as teachers or social justice activists. One of their goals is to...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Education, Poverty Research, school, social justice, teachers, teaching, youth poverty, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Research and education
First Call
April 6, 2011
First Call: BC Child & Youth Advocacy Coalition is a cross-sectoral, non-partisan coalition. Their mission is to mobilize British Columbians to work together to ensure children and youth have the...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, children rights, youth advocacy, youth rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
threeSOURCE
January 17, 2011
threeSOURCE is an information hub for Alberta's third sector. They collect publications for, by, and about nonprofits and social services in our province.
Keywords: Online Resource , Alberta, Children and Youth, Housing, non-profit, Poverty Research, social planning, social services, Workers' Rights, Directories, Gateways
MEDIA INDIGENA
January 7, 2011
MEDIA INDIGENA is an interactive, multimedia magazine dedicated to Indigenous news, views and creative expression. From the battlefield of politics and policy to the beauty of arts and culture, we...
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Children and Youth, indigenous, Indigenous, Technology, Multimedia, All of Canada
YWCA
November 25, 2010
The YWCA is seeing a growing number of mothers without legal status, many of whom have fled their relationships because of abuse. While trying to rebuild their lives and still adapting to a new...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Family, Family, family law, family law, Immigrants and Refugees, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, immigration law, immigration law, immigration status, immigration status, Legal Info (PLEI), mothers, mothers, non-status, non-status, service providers, service providers, sponsorship, sponsorship, Women, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Reports and documents
November 25, 2010
The child poverty rate in British Columbia dropped to 14.5 percent in 2008, according to the latest figures published by Statistics Canada. The number of poor children was 121,000 - or about one of...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Poverty Research, British Columbia, All of Canada
October 20, 2010
Westcoast LEAF has a site that reviews rights in the workplace and personal relationships for youth. It also reviews sources of rights (government, laws and the justice system) and what we can do if...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Employment, employment rights, employment rights, Human Rights, Youth, youth justice, youth justice, youth rights, youth rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Research and education
September 14, 2010
For the last seven years, BC has had the highest child poverty rate in Canada. These early years of poverty have been proven to have long ranging effects on children including health problems later...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, British Columbia
No Child Labour
July 6, 2010
First Call has launched a new website to draw attention to the BC government's unacceptable child labour laws.
Keywords: Online Resource , child labour, Children and Youth, labour laws, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
May 25, 2010
Once at No. 6 in world ranking, ‘shockingly high’ death rate now puts Canada at No. 24, prompting urgent request to Health Minister.
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
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