Organizing

October 6, 2001
Trying to raise awareness about workers' rights there is an ongoing world-wide campaign to display a poster advertising the Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in workplaces...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Workers' Rights, International
October 6, 2001
The federated anti-poverty groups of BC (“fapg”) is an umbrella organization of over 130 groups as well as approximately 65 individual members concerned with poverty and social justice issues, and...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, British Columbia
October 6, 2001
In August the Federal, provincial and territorial housing ministers made an important promise at their annual summit. They promised to sign-off on a new national housing program at a special meeting...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Organizing, All of Canada
October 6, 2001
This video is based on interviews with leading members of OCAP including John Clarke and Gaetan Heroux, as well as footage of actions organized by the group in the last few years. Judy Koch has...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, News, Organizing, Ontario
October 20, 2000
The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) and other groups are supporting a group of panhandlers in Toronto who have been charged with violating the new Safe Streets Act. The panhandlers are...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Panhandling, Ontario
September 21, 2000
The Downtown Eastside Women's Centre (604) 681-4786, and End Legislated Poverty are launching a postcard campaign to urge Prime Minister Chretien to ensure that provinces do not deduct National the...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Welfare, All of Canada
September 21, 2000
The Canadian Women's March Committee demands that the United Nations and its member states take concrete measures to eliminate poverty and ensure a fair distribution of the planet's wealth between...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Violence, Women, All of Canada
August 1, 1999
Cecile Guay, long-time advocate for people with low incomes and disabilties, is the recipient of the Governor General's Caring Canadian Award, presented to volunteer whose contributions provide...
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, Organizing, Welfare, British Columbia
February 9, 1998
"Building a People First Economy: Canada under the occupation of an army of marketeers" is a speech by Dr. Ursula Franklin delivered at the Ten Days for Global Justice seminar in Toronto in 1998. It...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, All of Canada
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