May 18, 2011
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: Online Resource , Bilingual, federal government, homeless, Homelessness, Government information, All of Canada
May 18, 2011
CHRA is a national non-profit organization representing those who manage and deliver housing programs in communities across Canada.
Keywords: Online Resource , affordable housing, Bilingual, Homelessness, Housing, national housing strategy, social housing, Organizations, All of Canada
April 20, 2011
The Vancouver City Council has approved a plan to increase building heights in the Chinatown sub-district of the Downtown Eastside (DTES). The “Historic Area Heights Review” (HAHR) plan increases...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
April 14, 2011
Pivot Legal works to advance the interests and improving the lives of marginalized persons through law reform, legal education, and strategic legal action. Pivot’s mandate is to use the law to...
Keywords: Online Resource , child welfare, child welfare, criminalization, criminalization, Downtown Eastside, Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, homelessness, homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Organizing, policing, policing, sex workers, sex workers, social change, social change, social justice, social justice, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, Services
April 11, 2011
The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a non-profit society that advances the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public...
Keywords: Online Resource , consumer advocacy, consumer law, consumer rights, credit, debit, Debt and Consumer Law, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Disability, disability rights, Employment, factsheets, farmworkers rights, Homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLEI, Tenants' Rights, Utilities, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Research and education, Services
Unheard Voices
March 30, 2011
UNHEARD VOICES was filmed, edited and produced by Mike Yam, and co-produced by Cathy Crowe and Beric German from the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee. It is a film that follows the footsteps and...
Keywords: Online Resource , documentary, homeless people, Homelessness, Toronto, Ontario, Multimedia
Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
March 8, 2011
The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in the Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members are an action-based team who partner with other community...
Keywords: Online Resource , anti-poverty, Disability, Food and Foodbanks, food bank, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Housing, Housing and Tenancy, Human Rights, Organizing, Poverty Research, services, shelters, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Welfare, Organizations, Yukon
January 20, 2011
A research project looking at homelessness and affordable housing in the Northwest Territories (NWT) has released a short piece that looks very generally at homelessness among Indigenous people in...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Indigenous, Poverty Research, Northwest Territories
The Mainlander
December 22, 2010
The Mainlander is a Metro Vancouver online publication dedicated to the coverage of municipal politics, housing and homelessness, policing, arts and culture and more. The Mainlander aims to: provide...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Media, online magazine, British Columbia
December 2, 2010
A judge has ruled that the homeless people are not allowed to camp in parks during the day. Last year advocates and homeless people in Victoria won a ruling that said homeless people have the right...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, British Columbia
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