June 11, 2013
The Downtown Eastside Resource Guide by the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre was created for the ease of locating resources by/for consumers and service providers. Any edits, additions, deletions,...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Disability, Family, Foodbanks and Food, Health, Homelessness, Housing, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Unemployment, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
June 4, 2013
Kwentong Bayan is a community based comic book project created in collaboration with Filipina migrant workers in the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP).
Keywords: Art and Culture, comics, Immigrants and Refugees, Women, Workers' Rights, Multimedia, All of Canada
May 10, 2013
A blog written by a former writer, illustrator and graphic designer, now living rough in Vancouver. He blogs about binning, bicycles, computers, anime, his experience as a homeless person,...
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, British Columbia
April 24, 2013
Downtown East newspaper was founded in March 2013 as a news source for low-income communities struggles for social justice on unceded Coast Salish territory, Downtown Eastside Vancouver.
Keywords: Downtown Eastside, Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
April 4, 2013
JP Boyd on Family Law, a family law wikibook by Clicklaw, provides practical, in-depth coverage of family law and divorce law in British Columbia.
Keywords: Family, family law, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
April 2, 2013
The Feeding My Family group has been working to bring awareness to the fact that the high cost of food is preventing many Northerners from living healthy, happy and productive lives. From Northern...
Keywords: Family, food security, Foodbanks and Food, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Québec, Yukon
March 28, 2013
The Vancouver Renters Union is a member-driven organization open to all individual renters that aims to organize all Metro Vancouver renters into a union capable of determining housing rights, rents...
Keywords: Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
March 28, 2013
In April 2011, the BCCPD formed the Disability Without Poverty Network with the BC Association for Community Living (BCACL), Canadian Mental Health Association - BC and Yukon Division (CMHA), Social...
Keywords: Disability, persons with disability, PWD, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
March 12, 2013
The CCEL is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in their relationship to the law. They conduct research, outreach and public legal education on elder law issues. They are working on a...
Keywords: assisted living, elder law, financial literacy, older women, Seniors and Elders, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
March 7, 2013
The Survival Manual is a list of resources and agencies to assist those who are struggling with illness, homelessness, hunger and/or addiction or people looking for ways they can contribute to their...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, addiction, at risk youth, Children and Youth, social services, British Columbia, Directories, Manuals and guides
March 6, 2013
Metro Vancouver's only Native youth program-providing organization, they work to empower Native youth through their 21 programs which include education & training, personal support, live-in...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, native youth, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
March 1, 2013
The mission of the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia (AHANS) is to promote and support access to decent and affordable housing throughout Nova Scotia. We have been advocating for...
Keywords: affordable housing, Housing, Campaigns and initiatives, Nova Scotia, Organizations
March 1, 2013
The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness is a partnership of local service providers, non-profit organizations, all levels of government, business and the faith community located in Greater...
Keywords: Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
March 1, 2013
Blog for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness.
Keywords: Blogs, coalition, British Columbia
February 26, 2013
The Tyee, has an excellent riding-by-riding map for election issues and action.
You can click on a riding for candidate info, fast facts and related Tyee reporting.
Keywords: elections, Government Policy, British Columbia, Multimedia
January 31, 2013
The Social Housing Coalition is a non-partisan, volunteer coalition spanning Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, and reaching out to the rest of British Columbia. We are a grassroots coalition...
Keywords: Housing, Organizing, social housing, British Columbia, Organizations
January 11, 2013
The Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative is a joint initiative of The City of Calgary and the United Way of Calgary to develop a long-term community-based strategy to significantly reduce poverty in...
Keywords: Alberta, poverty reduction, poverty reduction campaigns, Campaigns and initiatives
November 21, 2012
Updated directory of shelters in Metro Vancouver including an interactive shelter map.
Keywords: Homelessness, shelter directory, shelter list, shelter map, British Columbia, Directories
October 22, 2012
Poverty Free Saskatchewan (PFS) is a network of individuals, organizations, governments and businesses working toward poverty elimination. PFS recognizes there have been anti-poverty groups working...
Keywords: Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Saskatchewan
August 8, 2012
BCCPD's Workbook, Going to the CPP Disability Review Tribunal, is designed to help people whose Canada Pension Plan disability benefits application and Reconsideration Request have been denied, and...
Keywords: Canadian Pension Plan, CPP, CPP disability, Disability, review tribunal, Manuals and guides, All of Canada