May 27, 2011
Despite the fact Aboriginal peoples offer diverse skills to the workforce, their participation in the labour force is lower and their unemployment rate higher than that of non-Aboriginal Canadians....
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, Unemployment, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
May 25, 2011
Information on treaties, economic development. Social development program includes income support reform, children's issues, poverty and disabilities.
Keywords: Online Resource , Bilingual, Indigenous, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
May 25, 2011
BCANDS provides a variety of support services and resources to help B.C.'s aboriginal people with disabilities, and others associated with the disabled.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Indigenous, British Columbia, Organizations
BC Friendship Centre
April 14, 2011
The Friendship Centre movement is built on community support, trust, strong leadership, tradition and faith and is mandated to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal Peoples throughout Canada....
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, friendship centres, Indigenous, indigenous, British Columbia, Directories, Organizations, Programs and courses, Services
April 12, 2011
A article in talks about the amazing work of the Power of Women (POW) group in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. POW is "a group of women who live in a neighbourhood where residents face a...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Organizing, Women, British Columbia
March 30, 2011
The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction brings together those who fight to reduce poverty in our territory. The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction was created in the summer of 2010 as a...
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, Inuit, Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Nunavut, Reports and documents
March 10, 2011
Nutrition North Canada is a subsidy program run by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada meant to lower the price of healthy perishable foods for Canadians living in remote Northern areas. Nutrition...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, Inuit, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon
February 22, 2011
The Teslin Tlingit Council in southern Yukon has signed a historic agreement to run its own justice system, allowing the self-governing First Nation to enact its own laws including wildlife and land...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Legal Research, Yukon
Survival, Strength, Sisterhood
February 14, 2011
"Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside" is a short film that documents the 20 year history of the annual women's memorial march for missing and murdered women in...
Keywords: Online Resource , Downtown Eastside, Indigenous, missing women, Women, women's march, British Columbia, Multimedia
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
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