July 22, 2010
Stephen Gaetz talks about the Alberta government's new plan to discourage people from giving money to panhandlers and give to agencies instead. He argues that "this kind of thinking represents policy...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Housing, Mental Health, Panhandling, Poorbashing, Welfare, All of Canada
June 22, 2010
The Downtown Eastside Neighborhood Council is a representative group of downtown eastside residents who advocate for the needs, interests, and aspirations of our neighbourhood. Issues include First...
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, Panhandling, Poorbashing, British Columbia, Organizations
April 21, 2008
In Toronto, three army reservists accused of killing a homeless man were allowed to plea guilty to reduced charges. The soldiers were originally charged with second degree murder in the beating death...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Poorbashing, British Columbia, Ontario
January 6, 2007
Vancouver mayor, Sam Sullivan, has launched the Project Civil City (Link removed - No longer exists) to address "public disorder." According to the mayor the goals of the project are to eliminate...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, Panhandling, Poorbashing, British Columbia
September 2, 2005
The American agency, the National Coalition for the Homeless' four page fact sheet (in PDF) gives statistics and examples of crimes perpetrated against homeless people.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Poorbashing, Violence, United States
October 5, 2001
October 1, 2001 marked the day the Ontario government began a controversial plan of mandatory literacy testing for welfare recipients. In a press release the Community and Social Services Critic is...
Keywords: Article , News, Poorbashing, Welfare, Ontario
June 10, 2001
A new book by Jean Swanson, a long time anti-poverty activist with End Legislated Poverty, challenges how people with power and money attack the poor. "I am sure that anyone who has experienced...
Keywords: Article , News, Poorbashing, All of Canada
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