Poverty Research

August 5, 2014
An interesting article posted on the Carnegie Community Action Project blog. In “Challenging the rhetoric of stigmatization: the benefits of concentrated poverty in Toronto’s Regent Park”, Martine...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Poverty Research, All of Canada
May 12, 2014
The federal Justice Department has chopped $1.2 million from its research budget, and is tightening control to ensure future legal research is better aligned with the government’s agenda. Previous...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, All of Canada
March 11, 2014
A recent B.C. study has found that a program that provides alcohol to chronic, homeless alcoholics reduces emergency hospital visits and arrests, likely saving taxpayer dollars in the long run. The...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, British Columbia
February 5, 2014
The Tax Statistics website, provided by Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (Revenue Canada), is full of information and is easy to navigate. Le site web des Statistiques sur le revenu, fournissait par...
Keywords: Online Resource , Poverty Research, statistics, tax, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
Statistics Canada, the information branch of the federal government, is a useful resource for advocates doing research on the facts and figures of poverty. Statistique Canada, le bureau encharge d'...
Keywords: Online Resource , Poverty Research, statistics, Government information, All of Canada
January 9, 2014
Canada Without Poverty has compiled Poverty Progress Profiles for each province, which look at the current status of poverty, plan development and implementation or organizational appeals for a plan...
Keywords: Online Resource , Government Policy, Poverty Research, Poverty Strategy, British Columbia, Reports and documents, All of Canada
December 10, 2013
Today on the 20th Anniversary of Human Rights Day and with this week's passing of Nelson Mandela we look a speech he made in 2005 for a campaign to end poverty. But in this new century, millions of...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research
November 7, 2013
According to a newest Statscan survey on Internet use there is a huge link between household income and internet use. According to Statscan, 62% of people in the poorest households use the internet...
Keywords: Article , Poverty Research, Technology, All of Canada
August 7, 2013
Throughout the winter and spring of 2013, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) conducted wide-ranging consultations to gather input on Canadians’ views on the social determinants of health. Public...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Mental Health, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
July 8, 2013
The child poverty rate in British Columbia is back to being the worst in Canada. It rose from 10.5 percent in 2010 to 11.3 percent in 2011, according to newly-released figures from Statistics Canada...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Poverty Research, British Columbia
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