Welfare

June 13, 2011
The Income Security Advocacy Centre and the Ontario Community Legal Clinic System’s Social Assistance Action Committee (SAAC) held a roundtable discussion on May 30, 2011, to explore the issue of how...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Government Policy, isac, social assistance review, Unemployment, Welfare, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 13, 2011
The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) contains videos of a symposium held by ISAC and the Social Assistance Action Committee in March 2011 on how Ontario Works could be improved.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, isac, ontario works, social assistance review, Unemployment, Welfare, Ontario, Multimedia, Reports and documents
June 13, 2011
The Ontario Provincial Government appointed a commission to review the income security system, including social assistance. The commission's mandate was to develop a plan to reform the system.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Government Policy, isac, Organizing, social assistance review, Welfare, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 7, 2011
In this video, an Income Assistance client in Victoria BC finds her rent increased. A hidden video camera records her struggling with a government worker over the resulting impact on her benefits.
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Housing, Welfare, British Columbia
June 1, 2011
The Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition (ISARC) is a provincial network of faith groups working together for greater social justice. ISARC was born out of the hope that together a coalition...
Keywords: Online Resource , anti-poverty, Welfare, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Online Resource , Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Multilingual, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
June 1, 2011
The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) is a non-partisan, charitable organization operating in BC since 1966. SPARC BC focuses on social justice issues and works together with...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, Welfare, British Columbia, Organizations
May 30, 2011
A new HRSDC website, Indicators of Well-being in Canada presents comprehensive, up-to-date information on the well-being of Canadians and Canadian society, including Homeless Shelters and Beds, Low...
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, Welfare, General resources, Government information, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Liens vers le site Web de chaque Régie régionale; la plupart des sites régionaux offrent soit un répertoire régional des organismes communautaires ou des liens vers les sites Web de ces organismes....
Keywords: Online Resource , Bilingual, Health, Welfare, Organizations, Québec
May 30, 2011
Raise the Rates is a coalition of organizations in BC working to raise welfare rates and the minimum wage.
Keywords: Online Resource , Organizing, Welfare, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
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