Welfare

July 27, 2010
Article from rabble.ca about the ramification on poor people of the conservative government's getting rid of the long census form: Sam Boshra, a former analyst for Statistics Canada, puts it this way...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
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
July 15, 2010
In this article based on his address to the Congress of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences on May 29th, 2010, the former leader of the NDP summarizes the journey of...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Human Rights, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
June 29, 2010
Lawyers from BCPIAC are challenging the BC Ministry of Housing and Social Development (MHSD) on their small claims cases against welfare recipients. BCPIAC says that the claims that they have looked...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Welfare, British Columbia
May 25, 2010
The province is suing three hundred people in small claims court for overpayment of welfare. Many of the claimants are still on social assistance and critics say that the court cases will cost more...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, British Columbia
May 13, 2010
The BC Ministry of Housing and Social Development has released a report explaining the decline in the Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers caseload. The Ministry claims that the caseload...
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, Welfare, British Columbia
April 29, 2010
In this rabble.ca podcast, Rebecca Cuttler interviews Pivot lawyer Doug King about the new provincial legislation banning social assistance for people who have outstanding warrants for their arrest.
Keywords: Online Resource , podcast, social assistance, warrants, Welfare, British Columbia, Multimedia
April 7, 2010
(Link removed June 2011 - No longer exists)
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Welfare, Ontario
March 31, 2010
The BC Liberals are cutting dental support, medical diagnostic equipment, and birth control for the disabled and those on welfare. The $75 monthly Shelter Allowance for people who don’t pay rent will...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Government Policy, Health, Homelessness, News, Welfare, British Columbia
March 29, 2010
The City of Prince George's directory of advocacy services.
Keywords: Online Resource , advocacy directory, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Homelessness, Housing, Legal Aid, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, British Columbia, Directories
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